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Information Architecture Technology

You can’t rely on search alone

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Why is it still so hard to develop great information experiences?

Featured in UX Collective

Think about the last time you ate takeout. We all know the dance of indecision where we have the perfect thing in mind, but have struggled to give it a name. In those moments we settle on one thing only and sometimes realise that when we have it, it was something else entirely we really wanted.

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Language Technology

Technology is a Second Language

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Do you realise you’re already bilingual?

Featured in Medium - Technology

Unless you’ve stepped out of an underground bunker in your retro 70’s flared dungarees and Mork & Mindy backpack whistling a BeeGees hit, you’ve been surrounded by an increasing level of technology like the rest of us.

From your first VCR, to the communications and entertainment device in your pocket, technology has changed the way we experience the world at large. But each new advancement in technology brings its own set of unique aspects, features, and challenges that we need to navigate.

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Technology Workflow

Apple Needs to Bring Siri Shortcuts to macOS

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In the quest for simple to use platform automation Apple has a golden opportunity

Our devices store our most important and personal information often acting as neural prosthesis, help coordinate our social activities with friends and family , and to some even act as pseudo-surrogate partner. But in the background our devices have super powers we never see. They tick away diligently checking our email, managing our safety, and reacting to our needs before we know we need them.