Datatium - a material to create responsive experiences

Published: Friday, October 19th 2012

Device responsive design is only one part of context. These are the sketch notes that underpinned a talk at WDS2012 on the wider aspects of using data in responsive design approaches.

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23 posts tagged media

  • Should JavaScript devs build real things?

    JavaScript is leaving the browser and entering the real world. Is this just a bunch of web devs playing with hardware or are we starting to see a fundamental shift in the direction web technologies are taking?

    A 24 minute read (4.7k words)

  • The ClickFail of Australian Retail.

    The coming of age of online retail in Australia crashed and burned in Australia tonight due to lack of preparation and hubris. It could have been so different.

    A 7 minute read (1.4k words)

  • Web Facilitated Play in the Real World

    How can physical interaction with digital media augment the experience of both and what part does the web have to play in this space?

    A 9 minute read (1.7k words)

  • Humanising the Internet of Things

    Just making your device "smart" isn't enough - it needs to also be usable. The human aspects of IoT are consistently forgotten in this new interaction space.

    A 12 minute read (2.3k words)

  • We are the champions... of the web

    The "problem" with the web is it's lack of control, but it doesn't need control, it only needs an unruly mass of champions to defend it and let the process unfold to win.

    A 4 minute read (775 words)

  • Neo-Futurism in the Information Age

    Finally the gloom of the GFC appears past and the web community are attempting to dream big ideas again - a summary of WDS11.

    A 4 minute read (723 words)

  • On a post-flash world and Adobe's place within it

    Sacred cows in the Adobe world finally appear to be on the BBQ. Recent signals from the tooling company suggest Flash may finally be about to die - and not too soon.

    A 5 minute read (807 words)

  • Device API - Applications of DeviceMotion & DeviceOrientation

    Modern smartphones are jam-packed with sensors attached to them. This data is now available for use in the mobile web browser too. Here's some things you can do with them.

    A 7 minute read (1.3k words)

  • The web of intent

    Web applications could handle common tasks such as sharing or pinning using an Intent oriented design.

    A 8 minute read (1.4k words)

  • Android fragmentation: really not a big deal

    This is a post I've been mulling over for a while and it now seems the right time to put my thoughts down around the issue of Android Fragmentation. There has been a lot of talk amongst the community about this and…

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  • Computers are finally becoming personal

    After going back to work, it dawned on me that I hadn't used a computer for nearly two weeks - evident in the fact that I spent my first day back getting helplessly finger-twisted using a keyboard. Two weeks away from a…

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  • Thingstreams - the future of product / consumer dialogue

    As consumers engage more directly with each other, how to brands understand what is happening in the "backchannel"?

    A 7 minute read (1.3k words)

  • Adobe - Narayen's kingdom for a plan...

    Adobe's public fracas with Apple over lack of flash on iThings and Google open sources VP8 - it's been a tough couple of weeks for Adobe with no signs of getting better. Cries of "My kingdom for a plan" may just about to…

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  • An Open Internet call to arms

    Having watched the trainwreck that is the Australian Internet Filter and Senator Conroy's single minded obsession to go down in history as the "man who removed free speech from Australia" I can't help but notice two…

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  • iPad - ALMOST great

    The iPad hardware is outstanding in its simplicity but is a little weak presently on the software but will get better.

    A 3 minute read (463 words)

  • AdMob purchase by google paves way for interesting developer funding

    It's just been announced that Google is set to buy AdMob for $750M in an all-stock deal. This is the third biggest purchase Google has ever made (the only two bigger are YouTube and DoubleClick). AdMob started in 2006 so…

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  • Phorm over function?

    Phorm is, and will continue to be for some time I think a hugely divisive issue online. BBC have another story today about it, this time having spoken to the various security companies like F-Secure, McAffee etc about…

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  • DVD Jon strikes again

    DVD Jon or Jon Lech Johansen as he is more commonly known gets a lot of love here. This great Norwegian famously broke the DVD encryption put in place by the big firms with the release of some software primarily aimed at…

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  • Why industries can still be revolutionised on the web

    I'm a bit of a cynic really. Anyone that's trawled through the depths of this blog will know that I have a fairly acid tongue when it comes to technology. I am a walking example of the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt…

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  • The warm glow of site launch

    I've been in this game a long time but there is still nothing sweeter than launching a site after spending a months building it with your team and the client. As a TD, site launch brings a mix of emotion - fatigue from…

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  • Potent messages of impotent industries

    I should probably know better than to open my mouth but the obvious has to be stated on this one. For anyone that is net Savvy enough to know what BitTorrent is, the news that TorrentSpy has just lost its court case…

    A 3 minute read (592 words)

  • Let the new gaming witch hunt begin

    I'm in my thirties now and I've been playing computer games from the age of about four when my dad first brought home the venerable Vic 20 - partly because he was doing a computer science degree at University but mostly…

    A 4 minute read (750 words)

  • DRMed for Life

    In the news recently has been the whole thing about not only the copy protection on HD-DVD and Blu-Ray disks being cracked but people posting digg links with decryption keys in them. I can understand Digg's position in…

    A 4 minute read (674 words)