Until the last two decades, information technologies had most of their impact within the halls of corporations and governments. Then of course, along came the world wide web, the internet. Quick on its heels cam social media. Smartphones and wireless data and pervasive WiFi took things to a whole new level. Suddenly, we’ve become cyborgs. … More We need new ground rules for information technologies.
Why cognitive overload is key to app design. … More Digital Cognitive Overload: It’s key!
There’s a good reason email won’t die. Several really. … More Why email just won’t die.
The tragedy of the commons cannot be avoided….why? … More The Common Tragedy of All Social Networks
From jealousy to the App Guru there can be a surprising amount of hidden tension around technologies in the workplace. It can impact both morale and productivity in interesting ways. So what are some of these tensions? The Tablet: iPads and Android tablets can spark hidden jealousies in an office. In work I’ve done, employees … More Technology & Workplace Tensions
A review of CES 2019. From afar. … More The CES2019 Snore Fest for Technology
A man in Ontario gets angry when the service technician at the car dealership disables his two dash cams. He’s angry because he can’t tell what they may have done to damage his car during service. The news media cover it. People comment. Then there’s the seemingly endless stream of stories from people about how … More Systems of Distrust: can technology rebuild trust in human systems?