Going digital: No more feedback

When I was studying Industrial Design in University, I learned about the importance of feedback and feedforward. To operate anything, we are dependent on feedback. When you use a pair of scissors you can feel how the paper is reacting to being cut. You can see, feel and even hear if everything is going the…

Naming things: The Selfsu’mi

Everybody involved in creating large documents has most probably encountered it, the Selfsumi, or the ‘Self Sustaining Mistake’. There, it finally has a name. But how come we keep on making these mistakes? After you type something, your brain will run sort of an automatic background spell check. Once things pass this spell check, either by…