It’s a bit odd to see dogs reacting to screens. Dogs generally have poor eyesight. Their ears and noses, far superior to ours, guide them through life. If you say to a dog, “honey, you smell great!” they will take that as complimenting their nose, not their perfume. Dogs can even tell time through scent. … Continue reading Fidolatry (or Does Your Dog Like the iPad?)
Most everyone agrees that web site design should be tailored to the specific needs, moraes, and habits of groups based on culture. However, some situations involve the interaction of groups from many different cultures at once. Examples might include social media users networked with people worldwide; multi-national business sites; and educational support systems combining US … Continue reading Card Sorts by Multi-Ethnic Users
Russian philologist Mikhail Bakhtin is a very important theorist in the humanities and social sciences, yet some of his key concepts are difficult to interpret without an understanding of his cultural circumstances. This article attempts to shed light on these matters through a closer analysis of Bakhtin's own Russian rhetorical vocabulary, culture and time period.