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How Designers Can Shape the Web’s Future

Cameron Koczon thinks it’s An Important Time for Design. His new post on A List Apart argues that “design has a massive role to play in the evolution of the web and the next generation of web products.” But designers need to be partners in the new startup culture, working on projects from day one. (The schedule...

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Imagining A Post-screen Future

Must read: Christopher Butler‘s Interaction column in Print’s February 2012 issue. It’s kinda heavy, so stop looking at Tumblr and refreshing Facebook for 10 minutes and dig in: Touching a glass screen is hardly a rich tactile experience, but that is almost beside the point. What we are doing when we interact with touch screens...

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Coming in 2012: Touchscreens You Can Feel?

Wired UK’s 25 Big Ideas for 2012 includes the idea that screens you can really feel will be a big thing this year: “It’s a human instinct to feel, and the touchscreen is lacking that,” says Ville Mäkinen, CEO of Senseg, a Finnish startup that creates haptic screens. Its technology sparks opposing charges between screen and finger,...

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The Future of Interaction Design: Not as Futuristic as We Thought?

Bret Victor has beef with the future. Namely, of the common vision of the future that is not visionary (Minority Report, anybody?). “It’s a timid increment from the status quo, and the status quo, from an interaction perspective, is actually rather terrible.” The heart of his argument is: Hands do two things. They are two...