Monthly Archives: June 2011

Zurich Touched

Touched

The curious observer sees the pattern and asks: What does it tell me about the kind of applications this phone is running? What does it say about its user? What does all that mean for the development of mobile phones and/or apps? For further reference … Read More

Zurich Nerd Party

Nerd Party

The picture above shows an ad for a student party at ETH Zurich. I feel tempted to show up there just to see what kind of audience it *really* attracts. How to target your audience? Who is your audience? Why?

Zurich Wayfinding Signaletik

Wayfinding/Signage

An interesting presentation by Jimmy Schmid: wayfinding and signage. I always wondered who is responsible for this kind of stuff. Now I know. Actually, you can study that subject. It’s another one of those in-between disciplines. That feels somehow familiar to me. In the next … Read More

Mobile Identity

Handover

Today I used the MMS mobile ticket service of Switzerland’s railroad SBB. When you buy a ticket through the online booking system, SBB sends you an e-ticket as an MMS to your mobile phone. So far, so good. On the train the ticket collector has … Read More

Berne - Proof that you are you

Proof that You Are You

Thought for today: What does it take for you to prove that YOU are indeed YOU? To people? To companies? To machines? In what contexts?

Munich - Earthly Pleasures

Earthly Pleasures

Reinheitsgebot and wheat at its best. Cultures and their stereotype beverage. See also: Argentina and Mate.