Sven Johnson

The Niche of Mass

by: C. Sven Johnson

Joel Greenberg has a blog entry (Link) worth reading regarding Suzanne Vega’s upcoming concert inside Second Life. Some of what he’s getting at has come up here before (reLink). And of course scarcity is something I’m often thinking about, given my particular interests.

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Coca-Cola 2.0

by: C. Sven Johnson

I just got off the phone with Coca-Cola’s David Vanderpoel. You might recall his earlier comment regarding the Coca-Cola VirtualThirst campaign in Second Life that came as a result of my critique of the competition rules.

If you’ve not read my earlier post (reLink), here’s the back story:

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Coca-Cola Releases Trademark To Second Life Merchants?

by: C. Sven Johnson

Now here’s an interesting development. According to Second Life resident Vint Falken in a post today (Link - may be dead), the SL Exchange website claims that Coca-Cola is releasing their trademark for use by merchants inside Second Life.

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Opportunity Fading: Why The New Second Life Offers Less for Business

by: C. Sven Johnson

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From Apples to Weeds: Design, Experience and Product Narrative

by: C. Sven Johnson

The MIT Technology Review site has recently been carrying a surprising number of articles discussing Industrial Design and I wanted to pass them on to those of you who may not regularly surf through.

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Issues of Augmentation

by: C. Sven Johnson

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The Most Difficult Technical Lesson

by: C. Sven Johnson

I read the following in Neil Gershenfeld’s book Fab and thought it worth posting here:

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Architectradure on Prosthetics (*Update*}

by: C. Sven Johnson

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A Recipe for Preventing Innovation

by: C. Sven Johnson

With all the discussion about “design thinking” and “innovation”, I found some quotes in an article on Appliance Magazine’s website that are probably more mainstream than the “hype” crowd would care to admit.

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Free Radical Tregs and Staples

by: C. Sven Johnson

I recently used the scientific term “free radical” to describe a blogger whose writing I enjoy. I used that descriptor to mean someone who doesn’t think about issues and problems the way others studying them might. It is, in my opinion, a very designer thing; and I don’t mean that in the applied arts context.

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