Envisioning The Future of Library

Abstract Random thoughts on the roles and meanings of future library. The Event Attended Service Design Thinks Toronto event in Thursday (April 23rd) evening and had a great time there. Speakers from Toronto Public Library, BiblioCommons, and Toronto Tool Library provided their perspectives on service design in the context of library. Two speakers from Toronto…

The Social Web Is Broken: Instantly Interesting, Lastingly Boring

ABSTRACT The social web is broken. Facebook, Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Path, whatever, app or web… you name it. They’re all the same: instantly interesting, lastingly boring. All we’ve got are social networks that are networked but not social, social media that is media but not social, social marketing that is marketing but not social,…

One-Hand First: Rethinking Mobile UX

ABSTRACT Mobile devices are supposed to assist us in meaningful context, not to overwhelm us by stealing our precious limited focus of attention. Having to frequently use both hands to operate on a large touch screen mobile device is simply NOT right when it’s supposed to be convenient. We need not only Mobile First UX,…