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Come on feel the knob

It's become fashionable in the last few years to focus on User Experience, trendily abbreviated UX, and a considerable upgrade in status from UI (User Interface) Design from which it descends. I hope nobody thinks that's actually new, but if it takes a name to make a thing important, I'm ok with that. The desired…
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Fair use of photos: a no-pin situation?

It's the eve of the Facebook IPO, a few weeks after the Instagram sale, and I'm still trying to figure out Pinterest.  Is it three syllables or two?  But seriously, what does a wildly-popular site built on appropriating other peoples' images mean for content creators? I don't often google myself but in the wake of the…
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Inman Square Spot Insists on Staying Southern

Almost exactly two years ago, I lamented the closing of Magnolias Southern Cuisine, and about a year after that, another southern joint, Tupelo, opened on the very spot, apparently barely even bothering to redecorate.  It's rather shameful that I didn't visit for another year, but it seems that the location has retained a certain Southernness.…
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Three things YOU can do to make the T run better

Sure, it's fun to backseat drive the beleaguered public transit systems of this country - and there's no shortage of news of their beleaguerment - but here are some things that every transit rider can do that can help keep things running better.   These things are not going to rescue public transit from the death…
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