April 3rd, 2013
Episode 301 of 410 episodes
On this week's Byte: News: In these uncertain economic times, more and more people are considering investing in Bitcoin. Facebook are preparing to make an announcement, with the term "Facebook Home" being thrown around, and speculation that it will be a Facebook phone. What would a Facebook phone entail? There has been an interesting court ruling in the US this week on the reselling of digital media and content. Interview: Steph O'Hara of Synthmate discussing music-making iOS apps, and his new project Bip. The team discuss Netiquettein 2013, and what's now acceptable online. Have a think about these questions: Is it always required to use salutations and goodbyes in emails? Is it OK to use emoticons in emails? Do you flame in forums? What about trolling? Is that still acceptable in a forum? Is it acceptable to bring personal disputes to a forum? Don't forget April Amnesty - if you've been thinking about subscribing to RRR, do it now! Presented by Kent Humphries, Warren Davies, and Byron Scullin. http://profiles.google.com/byteintoit http://twitter.com/byteintoit http://friendfeed.com/byteintoit
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.