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Blue, Gorm, Elektrisches Blau: David Bowie in Irish and Transcreation

Táimid ann sa mhóimint dhraíochtach seo Sin é an stuif as a bhfitear brionglóidí  . . .  * I'm mega-fan of the music of the late...

Watch Your Audience: Cultural Nuances for WearableTech Whisperers

I was demoing some smartwatch user experience in Central Europe recently and a couple of older members of the audience remarked that I reminded...

The Advent of Finnish Emojis: Happy Holidays, Headbangers

The Finnish government has released its own set of emojis (絵文字) that capture just what it means to be so Finnish. Reflecting the season that's in it, you...

Google Glass Exploration: A Global Heads Up

If you're a fan of the cultural dimensions of information and communications technology and also into wearables, then you might like to play at...

Visual Design of UIs Worldwide: Favorite Readings

Visual design of the user interface (UI) is an integral part of delivering a great user experience, be it for consumers, enterprise workers, or...

Thumbs Up to International Design Considerations?

I've been reading Designing Social Interfaces by Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone. It's a fine book written by two respected experts and provides more...