Tag Archives: Bill Buxton

Bill Buxton questions the OLPC(One Laptop per Child) project

link to the article: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/bibuxton/buxtoncollection/detail.aspx?id=98 the four questions he asked: Will giving computers to kids in the developing world improve their education? Will having a thus better educated youth help bring a society out of poverty? Can that educational improvement be accomplished by giving the computers to the kids, with no special training for teachers? Should […]

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Lessons from history: Bill Buxton interviewed at the Buxton Collection (video)

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Show-Us-Your-Tech/Bill-Buxton-Shows-Us-His-Favorite-Tech    30min video, downloadable.   02:10 – three Swiss army knives see them on the collection website: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/bibuxton/buxtoncollection/detail.aspx?id=192 http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/bibuxton/buxtoncollection/detail.aspx?id=193 http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/bibuxton/buxtoncollection/detail.aspx?id=194 “The fewer features on a product, the more useful it is, because more likely you have it with you and you know how to use it” The three Swiss knifes reminds me of the iPhone, […]

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