Decoding Business: Gated Communities

Nicholas G. Carr writes, “The essential beauty of the Internet - its openness - is also its essential flaw as a platform for business. Companies achieve profits by erecting barriers around markets, locking customers in and keeping competitors out. But since the Internet was designed for communication rather than commerce, its structure frustrates attempts to raise barriers. (more…)

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From the Editor

Thanks to everyone for the overwhelming response to UXblog. We know there are lots of great information sources out there and we hope to augment and compliment what exists and hopefully add a new perspective Read more…

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LOOP & Gain

The inaugural issues of two new journals, LOOP & Gain, launched last week. LOOP is described as a “Journal on Interaction Design Education” and Gain bills itself as a “Journal of Design for the Network Economy.” Both are good Read more…

By Challis, ago