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October 27, 2008

Absolut lesenswert: design engaged the second – Russell Davies über interaktive, die Realität ein-/übernehmende Medien und den auf jeden Fall folgenwerdenden visuellen Spam, der jetzt schon seine ersten, üblen Vorzeichen zeigt.

The only problem is: the same mess of corporate non-talking we saw before is quickly going to port itself onto the spime’s slender infospace – as soon as the marketing folks find out what the heck a spime is. And this will result in a crappy mess of promotions, cashbacks, trailers, warranty information, EULAs, starbursts and limited time offers crowding out the subtle bits of information design all the design students are dreaming of right now.

In diesem Kontext habe ich nun das schöne Wort Spime gelernt, was wohl trotz der Wortähnlichkeit ursprünglich nichts mit Spam zu tun haben sollte. [via]