Kantar Futures Blog

Category: digital

Usability and simplicity

design, digital, simplicity, technology

Usability and simplicity

Andrew Curry writes: Our former colleague Chad Wollen, who has spent the last few years working for digital media companies, sent me a cartoon by Eric Burke that’s being going… Read More »

Unravelling the cassette

culture, design, digital, media

Unravelling the cassette

Stacey Yates writes: The audio cassette is 45 years old this year, and is reaching the end of its life, at least in Europe and the US. It peaked in… Read More »

dowconzki § 1

cartoons, digital

dowconzki § 1

© Jake Goretzki

iCoursework

digital, education, media, technology

iCoursework

Lucy Pickard writes: In an interesting classroom change, A-level media studies students will now earn 20% of their marks by podcasting or blogging, according to various newspaper reports (Education Guardian,… Read More »

SETI

digital, social responsibility, technology

New ways to donate

Eleanor Cooksey writes: With the rise of CSR and increasing interest in pro bono work, I was struck by an article in last week’s Economist which describes the range of… Read More »

Online couch potatoes

communities, digital, media, technology, trends

Online couch potatoes

Becky Rowe writes: Watching TV on your own or looking to indulge in the irreverent wit of a bunch of Guardian Unlimited readers? Then log on to the ‘Real time… Read More »

Identity outsourcing

communities, digital, marketing

Identity outsourcing

Jo Phillips writes: A complication of identity as a result of the proliferation of online communities is identified today by the BBC. Some (particularly the famous) engage others to manage/update/improve… Read More »

Second Life interview

digital, media, technology

Second Life interview

I know most interviews with site founders teeter on the grim line between marketing and hype, but there’s a surprisingly reflective interview with Second Life founder Philip Rosedale in today’s… Read More »