SpicyNodes for commerce

February 20th, 2011

SpicyNodes is a great way to browse all kinds of things, including online marketplaces. The following is a prototype from our labs of how SpicyNodes could be used on an iPad to browse an online auction service. We make prototypes to test different kinds of user interfaces, and experiment with how they might be useful. [...]

Why SpicyNodes? Because Computers are Dumb!

March 26th, 2010

We’re often asked, Why SpicyNodes? The Web contains a flood of information, and people can discover virtually anything about any topic at any time. The point is well taken, but from our perspective, traditional ways of finding information on the Web can be either cumbersome or frustrating. How many times have you tried to find that elusive nugget of information, only to be stymied by irrelevant results or get sucked into the vortex of browsing and clicking? Seconds turn into minutes, and before you know it an hour has passed, without knowing more than when you started.