Tagged: Laptop

Information Technology in Brazil: Computer reached 45% of Brazilian households in 2011 0

Information Technology in Brazil: Computer reached 45% of Brazilian households in 2011

Internet access was present in 38% of homes last year, an increase from 27% in 2010 […]

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: Internet is the media that most influences buying tablet computers 0

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: Internet is the media that most influences buying tablet computers

The Internet is the medium that most influences the decision to buy a tablet for the Brazilians, according to market research firm Ipsos in nine Brazilian markets. The comments by word of mouth are second in time to help the user decide to purchase […]

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: leading in worldwide purchase of mobile phones and HD TVs 0

Consumer Behavior in Brazil: leading in worldwide purchase of mobile phones and HD TVs

Brazilian consumers led the purchase of mobile phones, HDTVs, digital cameras and netbooks in a study by consultancy Accenture. The annual survey on electronic products and services, highlighting the emergence of “a new paradigm of consumer technology,” calls attention to the emerging countries’ thirst for consumer electronics, compared to more stable markets of rich countries […]

Education in China: First graders early adopters of e-book in Shanghai 0

Education in China: First graders early adopters of e-book in Shanghai

In the e-book era, local students will soon be reading digital textbooks: the Shanghai Education Commission has set an ambitious plan to make all primary school grade one pupils use e-textbooks within five years […]

Interaction Design Association (IxDA) 2010 Global Student Competition: THE FINALISTS 0

Interaction Design Association (IxDA) 2010 Global Student Competition: THE FINALISTS

I recently took part on the jury of the first IxDA Global Student Design competition, which had over 40 entries, representing university programs in Australia, China, Columbia, Denmark, India, the Netherlands, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. Of those many entries, five have earned a full scholarship to Interaction10 conference […]

Ted Selker 0

Watch Ted Selker’s “Context Aware Computing” Seminar on People, Computers, and Design at Stanford University

Humans work to understand and react to each others intentions. The context aware computing group at the MIT Media lab has demonstrated that across most aspects of our life, computers can do this too. The groups demonstrations range from car to office kitchen to and even bed. The goal is to show that human intentions can be recognized considered and responded to appropriately by computer systems. This talk demonstrates that Artificial intelligence can competently Improve human-computer interaction with systems and even each other in a myriad of natural scenarios […]