January 31, 2013

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How to manage your privacy – Facebook Graph

So Facebook Graph is running in beta and everyone is waiting for access.

If you don’t know what Facebook Graph is yet then you are likely to be one of it’s victims. I suggest you have a quick look to find out what it is and then carry on reading.

Lots has been written about what this means for your security/privacy, but this article from the Electronic Frontier Foundation provides some practical advice on how to shore-up your settings.

Of course, your profile needs to be open anyway for it all to work, but I’m surprised at how many people I know – who really should know better – that are wide open.

Anyway, the tips are practical, have a blast through and lock the doors and windows.

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January 27, 2013

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Connecting (film) – The future of Interaction Design

From Bassett & Partners

“The 18 minute “Connecting” documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry’s thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be not only increasing in importance dramatically, but also expected to play a leading role in shaping the coming “Internet of things.” Ultimately, when the digital and physical worlds become one, humans along with technology are potentially on the path to becoming a “super organism” capable of influencing and enabling a broad spectrum of new behaviors in the world.”

Connecting (Full Film) from Bassett & Partners on Vimeo.

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