Mapping Coronavirus Responsibly (ESRI) — Let’s take a look at how maps can help shape the narrative and, as concern (fear?) grows, how to map the data responsibly.
Don’t Use Low-fidelity Prototypes to Test Desirability — One of my favorite techniques for testing desirability of brand new products is the mock screencast: after creating realistic-looking pages using Web Inspector or your favorite design tool, you can then record your screen while “navigating” through the site by tabbing through mockups and narrating the value proposition.
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Data Center Power (Jess Frazelle) — fascinating deep dive into power concerns in data centers, talking about what the “hyperscalers” (MSFT, GOOG, etc.) do versus what you’re likely to find in a typical colocation center.
Wildcard: Spreadsheet-driven Customization of Web Applications — In this paper, we present spreadsheet-driven customization, a technique that enables end users to customize software without doing any traditional programming. The idea is to augment an application’s UI with a spreadsheet that is synchronized with the application’s data. When the user manipulates the spreadsheet, the underlying data is modified and the changes are propagated to the UI, and vice versa.