Author Archives: Keyvan

Interaction Design: Serving Corporate Needs

Yesterday I got back from the HCI 2011 conference in Newcastle. Met some very nice people and had a good time. If anyone’s interested in the paper I submitted, it’s copied below. Abstract This paper looks at the ways in which professional interaction designers, despite the all too common rhetoric about serving humanity, end up […]

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Content Extraction at

Full-Text RSS 2.7 from is now available. I thought I’d write about one area of improvement in this release: content extraction. Automatic Extraction Up to now we’ve relied mainly on PHP Readability to automatically identify and extract articles from web pages, and this is still how the majority of articles are extracted. It works […]

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Workers of the World Relax

Source: (via Medialens)

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Processing JS plugin update

I’ve just updated the Processing JS WordPress plugin to use Processing.js 1.0. Thanks to digitalawakening for posting update instructions. I was happy to learn last month that the plugin is being used on Golan Levin’s course Interactive Art & Computational Design at Carnegie Mellon University. See Processing Embedding.

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The War You Don’t See

The War You Don’t See – an excellent documentary by John Pilger — buy a DVD copy here. Watch the rest: part 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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