Archive for March, 2006

Yesterday was to be Douglas N. Adams’ 54th birthday. He was the writer of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and other science fiction novels. D.N.A. died unexpectedly on May 2001 at the age of 49. His death was attributed to a heart attack. Mr. Adams was an avid Mac user and in 1989 he […]


Coffee, anyone?

09Mar06

What are the elements of a good cafe? Niall Kennedy shares his ideas on what should go into a good cafe.1. Coffee, tea, non-caffeinated drinks, snacks, and desserts.2. Wi-Fi, digital bulletin boards, and power connections.3. Privileges for members. Private rooms, business services, event rooms, specials, and enhanced computing environment.4. Available commercial products. Cafe’s do have […]


Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are now available in the iTunes Music Store for download. Each episode cost $1.99, however, Apple has introduced a new service called Multi-Pass. Multi-Pass cost $9.99 and when purchased, this will download the most recent episode and the next 15 episodes as soon […]


ACM Ubiquity has reprinted the 10 Fundamental Rules for the Age of User Experience Technology written by Andreas Pfeiffer of Pfeiffer Consulting. The list emphasizes on the need for companies to shift their focus away from products that are feature-laden which can become confusing and deter adoption. They should instead concentrate on providing rich and […]