Dana has put together an excellent grab-bag of data on people’s password habits.
A worrying report on the state of digital preservation and the web, specifically in the UK. Welcome to the memory hole.
A nice summation of the open science movement, courtesy of Bobbie.
The perils of “scientism” in design. Reading this reminded me of Google’s forty shades of blue.
The Riegers are like emissaries from Planet Smart and we mere mortals are fortunate that they take the time to give us great articles like this.
Matt casts around for new areas of scientific research.
The web demonstrates its loosely-joined nature yet again; a photo of mine from a science hack/design fiction exhibit results in Dave discovering his family crest.
Network data fills me with awe. And now I'm sharing this because I like its positive message.
Finally, some debunking of the "paradox of choice" oversimplification.
A nice collection of design tools and methodologies.
A fascinating account of the origins of a musical cliché.
A wonderful source of data on user behaviour and perceived skill levels online.
Excellent research into how screen readers respond to empty links (i.e. A elements with no text between the opening and closing tags).
Charmr is a design concept for diabetes management devices proposed by Adaptive Path following a process of research and iteration.
John Allsopp has created this flowchart of the research and development involved in the creation of a new microformat. It looks kind of like the workflow of any good iterative development.
This is exactly the kind of timely research I need before next week's Ajax workshop.
Talking with the youth of today about how they spend their time online.