Behind the idea for any new piece of technology is a question: How do designers at the front end translate hunks of metal, plastic, wires, pixels and bits into a … Read more »
The second episode of our new podcast series is up, featuring Bill Buxton and Kat Holmes in a fascinating discussion of Microsoft’s approach to design. Of course, George Takei is … Read more »
Yesterday in Redmond I hosted a panel discussion on creating technology that is more human and the role of design in that process. On hand were Albert Shum, Sogol Malekzadeh, … Read more »
It’s fairly easy for people to get flushed with excitement over the potential of technologies like 3D printing and the Internet of Things, but behind many of these breakthroughs are … Read more »
How can human emotions inspire new interactions with technology and each other? Designers from Microsoft worked in tandem with design students in L.A. and New York City to answer that question.
Sometimes, it’s just more convenient to Facebook a question than it is to search for the answer online.
When you’re stressed out, you probably speak and act differently to your friends and family. But do you use your computer differently?
This year at London Fashion Week, runway onlookers saw something different: a Fyodor Golan skirt made with a 3D printed skeleton tiled with 80 Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphones to create a mosaic … Read more »
A perfect blend of design, craftsmanship and technology provide a new lease on life and hope for what’s to come.
Bill Buxton of Microsoft Research is a pioneer in user experience design and talks about how we need to do more in a world of many connected devices.