Enlightened Empathy

At the time AirBNB was so small, Joe Gebbia personally went to listers to photograph homes for the listings. In taking these photos… “We got so close that we go to step into their shoes for a moment and see the world through their eyes, and really see the pain points that they were feeling,” says… Continue reading Enlightened Empathy

Interactive Archives

My jaw dropped at the end of this blog post Cloud Hosting and Academic Research. There is a value in keeping significant old systems around, even if they no longer have active user bases.  A cloud hosting model seems so right to me–it’s scalable and robust. It just makes sense. But the hosting costs are… Continue reading Interactive Archives

Higher Ed Twitter List

Karlyn Morissette posted her Master Higher Ed Twitter List. Other than @eironae and @barbaranixon, I didn’t know anyone on the list. So I thought to post a list of higher education professionals I follow categorized by primary expertise. Blackboard twitterers might be another post. Those in bold are coworkers. College / University / Departments @atsu_its… Continue reading Higher Ed Twitter List

reCAPTCHA and Chrome

Was using this RSVP form with Google Chrome and found the reCAPTCHA was telling me I repeatedly failed the Turing test. After the sixth time, I decided it might be my browser, so I tried it in Firefox which worked fine. Curious, I went looking for a possible problem between reCAPTCHA and Chrome. According to… Continue reading reCAPTCHA and Chrome

reCAPTCHA and Chrome

Was using this RSVP form with Google Chrome and found the reCAPTCHA was telling me I repeatedly failed the Turing test. After the sixth time, I decided it might be my browser, so I tried it in Firefox which worked fine. Curious, I went looking for a possible problem between reCAPTCHA and Chrome. According to… Continue reading reCAPTCHA and Chrome

Tale of Defeating the Crazy Woman

Babies are fascinated by me. When the two of us are in a room, they often find me the most interesting thing in the room. Usually, it is mutual. So, a mutual friend of a friend, Mojan has a fantastic blog. The past year or so has been about being pregnant and most recently figuring… Continue reading Tale of Defeating the Crazy Woman

Social Marketing

Normally, I consider John Dvorak a crotchety old-timer who doesn’t get human-computer interaction due to his myopic self-centered view. (His use isn’t usually my use, so he gripes seem inapplicable.) Finally, he got one right… almost. In his most recent blog post… er… opinion article, he described people using social networks as “marketing” themselves. Actually,… Continue reading Social Marketing

links for 2007-10-18

Colleges Struggle to Keep Up With Storage Demands (tags: Blackboard_Vista storage) Jobs, News and Views for All of Higher Education – Inside Higher Ed :: Professor Avatar (tags: education social) Designing For Spam (tags: google search) Customer Reference Checklist | Smiley Cat Web Design (tags: checklist software)

Live HTTP Headers Equivalent for IE

UPDATED: The below content is outdated due to being ancient. This post will stick around to help people get to the new version: Live HTTP Headers Equivalent for IE or Edge 2016 … … … … … … … … … … I looove the Live HTTP Headers extension for Firefox. (Yes, I will marry it… Continue reading Live HTTP Headers Equivalent for IE