Post-It Notes – 25 Years of Hypertext in Paper

A Minneapolis/St. Paul magazine, The Rake, has a fascinating article revealing the history and development of the humble, ubiquitous Post-It Note. An intriguing tale of a dedicated visionary working the system to bring an innovative product to life in a…

How “search” is redefining the Web — and our lives

The Seattle Times had an article this weekend on "How 'search' is redefining the Web — and our lives." It is a well-written piece and provides a succinct history of the search engine industry, but ,as is typical, these kinds…

HUMANIST: HUMAN centered design for Information Society Technologies

An ACM TechNews article pointed me to AIDE (Adaptive Integrated Driver-vehicle InterfacE), a European initiative to integrate information and communication technology into cars to improve safety. America's version of this program is the Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) initiative, which is…

Fordham Conference on “Law and the Information Society”

Fordham University School of Law is hosting a conference on "Law and the Information Society" on April 7-8.Date(s): 04.07.05 | Thu -- 04.08.05 | FriTime: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Location: James B.M. McNally Amphitheatre,…

IT Developers Need to Consider Privacy Implications of Systems

Privacy Digest points to this ComputerWeekly.com article reporting a debate among senior representatives from IT user companies, suppliers, government and universities about how IT designers' need to be aware of privacy concerns when designing their systems.IT can have a major…

Srinija Srinivasan: Perception and Policy at Yahoo!

Srinija Srinivasan, Yahoo's editor-in-chief, presented at the latest Colloquium on Information Technology & Society hosted by the Information Law Institute at the New York University School of Law. Her talk was "Perception and Policy at Yahoo!" and discussed her role…