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Send e-mails verbally with Jott

I’ve been trying out this new service called Jott that converts your voice into e-mails and text messages. Once you sign up for a free account — a pain-free process — you can call a toll-free number to create a message. You’re asked who you want to Jott to and you can say “me” or [Keep Reading...]

Who is Temboo?

This mysterious company Temboo writes the most compelling job posts. They’re located in TriBeCa. And yet otherwise, I’ve never heard of them. Their company website is unlike any other I’ve seen. Instead of providing a list of services and client case studies, they tell you nothing — actually, they call you out: Apparently you are [Keep Reading...]

You like us, but do you know who we are?

User Experience as a discipline is finally starting to be recognized by a wider audience. Two recent press mentions in major publications help to expose the value of our expertise, but as usual I find that they’re creating a greater distinction between design and usability than I’m comfortable with. I consider myself a user experience [Keep Reading...]

Twitter100

Much better implementation than Gridgit, but still not particularly useful. My Twitter100 It’s impossible to follow conversations, only the latest tweet per person is displayed (up to 100) and worst of all — sovereign posture. Who wants to devote their entire screen to watch Twitter updates come in? Um, no one! That’s why people invented [Keep Reading...]

Indi Young hosts virtual seminar on mental models

How freakin’ cool! A virtual seminar by UIE entitled Mental Models: Getting Into Your Customer’s Head with Indi Young, formerly of Adaptive Path February 20, 1pm 90 minutes $159 Free copy of Indi’s new book Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy with Human Behavior at no extra cost when you sign up.

Another Twitter Link Roundup

Tweet what you eat Maintain a food diary by sending direct messages on Twitter to TWYE. Assign calories to each food item or search the database to find them out. Twitter Timer Let Twitter be your alarm for things you need to remember. But keep in mind that Twitter or your carrier can always have [Keep Reading...]

Monday PM Linkage

Adaptive Path interview with Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith “Zipcar is uniquely a self-service business. What we’re trying to do is give you a very conveniently located automobile that doesn’t require human interaction or human intervention to get into it. And that requires a lot of technology in the background, but hopefully it is very simple [Keep Reading...]