Has the world become too visual? That was the question posed by Will Self recently in the Point of View slot on BBC Radio 4. He argues that we have a world that is now too image-rich and puts the case that he now considers himself to be “post-image”. Now, it is obviously Will’s job in the Point of View slot to be provocative, but it does raise some interesting questions about text and image and whether, in today’s digital world, we have become too greedy for images as Will argues.
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Privacy, or more specifically online privacy, has been getting a lot of attention of late. Whether it is big brands being hacked, online services facing security breaches or our right to privacy being questioned by our governments, there is almost daily media coverage of it. Nobody, it seems is immune from it.
Nomensa Christmas playlist
The Christmas tree is up at Nomensa Towers and we're starting to feel a little Christmassy! To celebrate, we've put together our favourite Christmas songs that make us feel all jolly!
Industry commentary: Reading, writing, arithmetic, coding?
Following the implementation of a raft of changes to the national curriculum, children starting primary school from today will be taught how to write computer code.
Industry commentary: Reading re-imagined
The future of speed-reading; removing the annoying necessity of moving your eyes and using anchoring on central letters, this can enable reading at 1000 words a minute. This may be how most text information is delivered in the future – potentially on wearable devices.
How to get the best ROI from your investment in UX
Briefing someone on a potential new UX project can be a difficult task. You’ve decided what is needed, budget accordingly and hire an agency or individual to do the job. However, sometimes you find at the end that you don’t necessarily get the results you were hoping for.
Nomensa summer playlist
The sun is shining and so the Nomensa crew have compiled their favourite summer tunes to listen to over the coming months. Grab a cider and enjoy!
Industry commentary: Eugene passes the Turing Test
A chat-bot called Eugene has managed to fool 33% of the test participants that it was a 13-year-old non-native-English-speaking Ukranian boy, thereby officially passing the Turing Test more than 60 years after its conception.
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