Archive for September, 2015

Virtual reality (VR) systems have been in use since the 1960s for a variety of purposes including training, simulation, research, and entertainment. Various militaries and academic institutions have invested significantly in virtual reality systems for more than two decades and are now used for applications ranging from pilot training to logistics management. It’s easy to… Read more

This summer, a blog post “Safari is the new IE” generated discussion and some measure of angst about the future of web-based applications. Specifically, the author was frustrated by what he saw as Apple’s reluctance to support the latest web technology in Safari. Why would Apple seemingly limit what could be developed for the browser?… Read more

Farmers and those involved in agribusiness have historically been early adopters of technology to help increase yield, reduce time, and save costs. Going all the way back to 1793 and Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin we see farmers using design thinking for new solutions to wide and common problems. The industry’s culture of… Read more

Thursday, October 29th, 5:30-8pm Join us at Blink UX in the Seattle Waterfront area for two lively presentations and an artist’s reception. We’ll feature the art of Alex Hulphers and presentations from Dr. Jennifer Adair and Dr. Matthias Stephan from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. This event is free and open to the public. Wine,… Read more

Over the weekend the world lost a great dignitary when famed neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks passed away due to cancer at the age of 82. Dr. Sacks is well known for several best-selling books including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Awakenings, which chronicled his experience using the drug L-Dopa to… Read more