February 2006 26
Skype’s role as a presencing system
Posted By : Adrian Chan

I heard recently that Skype can shorten a hard drive’s life span: A more serious drawback lies in Skype’s software. By accessing the hard drive multiple times per minute, the program prevents it from entering

February 2006 14
MySpace case study on Gravity7
Posted By : Adrian Chan

Social Interaction Design Case Studies In an attempt to flesh out the issues and approaches particular to social interaction design, I’m undertaking several case studies of popular social software systems. As each system has its

February 2006 13
Blog to mail, or blogmail
Posted By : Adrian Chan

The big splash that blogging has made must be on the edge of integration with email. Blogging’s popularity as a mode of expression, and email’s popularity as a mode of communication are begging to unite