Designing for Displayers (not Consumers)

Luke Wroblewski points to Geoffrey Miller's presentation at the Warm Gun Design Conference and his opening keynote "Evolution & The Central 6 Traits that Make Consumers Tick" on how evolutionary psychology explains why people put their possessions on display for others. While Luke and Geoffrey focus on consumers, it is interesting to think about how this approach […]

Datarati are skilled in Data Analytics + Design

[ I believe ] that a new era is dawning for what you might call the datarati—and it's all about harnessing supply and demand.  "What's ubiquitous and cheap?" Varian asks. "Data." And what is scarce? The analytic ability to utilize that data. Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google , Wired – May 2009 "Designers versed […]