I found this very informative introduction article on how addiction works in products such as Facebook or Candycrush on Wired. I’ve been exposed to the concepts in the recent years thanks to a friend of mine who became an expert on gamification. It turns out that the mechanics used to get you hooks on different … More Gamification / Habit-Forming Products
Scott Hanselman has produced an high quality video on YouTube. The video is a nice and comprehensive introduction to Windows 8 for everyone (i.e. not geek only). My experience with Windows 8 is that once you’ve figured out a few things (e.g. how to activate contextual Search), you can start appreciating the product. Before that, … More The Missing Windows 8 Instructional Video
As the Business Insider reported, Apple has quietly introduced a new technology called IDFA (Identification For Advisers) in iOS 6. This technology is similar to cookies in browser and advertisers to know which iPhone user has looked at which ads on which web site. It is anonymous in the sense that no other information beyond … More Advertisement tracking in iOS 6 vs no-tracking in IE 10
Finally some competition to Microsoft’s Surface hybrid! This goes in another direction (compared to Surface). This means the paradigm one-OS multiple hardware vendor is still good for consumers!
Have a look at the Microsoft Surface Keynote from last Monday night. … Wow!
Here’s a very interesting article easing the transition between Windows 7 & Windows 8: http://gizmodo.com/5891221/windows-8-20-tips-and-tricks
Far from fancy technological questions today… How do you configure Microsoft Word to assign numbers to your section headers in a hierarchical way, e.g.: Header 1 (1) Header 1 (2) Header 2 (2.1) Header 2 (2.2) Header 3 (2.2.1) etc.? Well, maybe you’re in my position and you always had documents configured properly but today … More Creating numbered headings or outline numbering