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Archive for October, 2007

Another Fairy Door Example

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 31st, 2007

Since my fairy door post, I’ve been trying to think of other fairy doors. Today, when I opened my iGoogle account, I was reminded of yet another. During various holidays and other special days, Google often has celebratory logos. These are great examples of fairy doors, as they give the users something unusual and different, […]

Kudos to Google for User-Centered Video

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 20th, 2007

I have decided that Screen Space needs some sort of kudos award for website and other screened texts that incorporate user-centered design. My kudos award just needs a spiffy name. Until such a name occurs to me (or is suggested by a reader… [hint hint]), I’ll keep it to kudos. I decided to check out […]

Blogging Fem Rhet 2007

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 18th, 2007

I attended Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) in Little Rock Arkansas from October 4-6 and I took notes on some of the sessions I attended. Over the next few days I will be putting these notes up here. They are only notes and in most cases just a list of points I took away. The presentations were […]

CFP: Perspectives on Gender and Technology

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 8th, 2007

Perspectives on Gender and Technology  An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by The University of Texas Center for Women’s and Gender Studies April 11, 2008 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The University of Texas at Austin Purpose: To look at the interaction of gender and technology in the contemporary world from three perspectives: ways of knowing, ways […]

Adding Fairy Doors to your web (or other) design

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 3rd, 2007

One great thing about design, web design or other types of design, is that anything can be an inspiration. Even fairy doors. Fairy Doors? Huh? Fairy doors have been popping up in Ann Arbor, MI, starting with the Sweetwaterz Café. These are six inch tall miniature “real” doors that are for the fairies. Apparently after […]