Maya Design http://wesa.fm en Open Source Design Offers Greater Control Over Personal Gadgets http://wesa.fm/post/open-source-design-offers-greater-control-over-personal-gadgets <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the devices we use on a regular basis become more advanced and intuitive to use, they’ve also become easier to personalize. As a result, consumers wield more power over their own technology. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Matthew </strong></span><strong>Casebeer</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Computer Scientist for <span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.maya.com/">MAYA Design</a>, a consulting group that’s focused on simplifying devices and data. He finds that </span><a href="https://opensource.com/open-source-way">open source</a>&nbsp;</span> design benefits <em>all</em> who share information through their devices, not just computer scientists that work on fixing problems for large groups of users.</p><p>He's interested in creating user-friendly <a href="http://www.makerswarm.com/">authoring tools</a> that allow consumers to write their own code. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:33:25 +0000 Katherine Blackley 20367 at http://wesa.fm Open Source Design Offers Greater Control Over Personal Gadgets Speaking Volumes on Essential Pittsburgh: Kate Dewey http://wesa.fm/post/speaking-volumes-essential-pittsburgh-kate-dewey <p></p><p>As President of the <a href="http://forbesfunds.org/">Forbes Funds</a>, <strong>Kate Dewey</strong> is interested in how nonprofits can adapt along with changing technology. She talks with 90.5 WESA host, Josh Raulerson about some of her favorite reading picks, including <a href="http://catalog.einetwork.net/search/a?searchtype=t&amp;searcharg=trillions&amp;SORT=D&amp;searchscope=1&amp;submit=Search"><em>Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology </em></a>by local authors Peter Lucas, Joe Ballay &amp; Mickey McManus of <a href="http://www.maya.com/">Maya Design</a>. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 3541 at http://wesa.fm Speaking Volumes on Essential Pittsburgh: Kate Dewey