Is content curation fair use under copyright law?

Individuals reposting content from other websites on via Facebook, Twitter or other social media is so common today that it’s hardly every questioned whether or not these actions infringe on an original author’s, photographer’s or artist’s copyright. In fact, businesses … More…

AMC Pacer

The AMC Pacer: proof that UXD is important

On this July 4th holiday I’m feeling a bit nostalgic and thinking back to summer picnics growing up in Wisconsin. One of those regular summer picnic events will be near and dear to me always — when our family all … More…

Yahoo! Weather vs. Weather Channel app

Weather Channel vs. Yahoo! Weather app

Which wins, beauty or brawn? What’s more important, form or function? As a person who places the value of good design very high on the importance scale, it pains me to say that sometimes function just outweighs form. Like when … More…

Woman at Computer

What is User Experience Design (UXD)?

Let me start by saying I hate the word “user” in the phrase “user experience design.” If you walked up to someone on the street and called him a user he would think you were mistaking him for a drug … More…