Archive for October, 2011

It’s halloween, time for

Python seemed like a fun language, so I put together a little animated pumpkin face, on the grounds that it might, possibly, get me out of some carving. (A small video is available for watching. Source code for those of you with Python, GTK and pygoocanvas is on SourceForge.)

Don Norman on Siri

With Siri only $199 away, I feel that now is the time to share Don Norman’s thoughts on this distopia from his 1992 book Turn Signals Are the Facial Expressions of Automobiles: Let’s assume we’ve reached the time when the power of information technology has increased enormously, with the whole country—nay the whole world—wired so […]