Canyons, Deltas and Plains

I’m not a hard-nosed computer scientist. I’m more interested in people than algorithms, and that’s why my research has taken me in the direction of hypertext, UX and narrative. That’s also why earlier this month I was so sad to hear about the death of Douglas Engelbart, the American Scientist who thought that computers could […]

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The Email Heresy

Let’s just say it. Email isn’t working. In fact its got to the point where ‘not working’ doesn’t describe the problem anymore. Email has moved beyond not working, it has become anti-work. Technology often benefits from Network Effects, a phenomenon where something becomes more useful the more people adopt it. Telephones are a good example. […]

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