First up, a two-part space pack as we get ready for an office trip to space (and/or the Adler Planetarium)!
Space 1: Spiritualized(r) – Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
Space 2: Mars Curiosity Decent in Smooth Motion
Back in the design world:
The Best Interface is No Interface / Cooper
Making the case for ‘No UI’ and ubicomp: developing a smart, invisible solution rather than simply sticking unnatural interfaces on existing objects.
Nice writeup on the value and methodology of nailing down a real, unmet problem and solution before diving into design.