IBM has officially opened and launched IBM Design with the opening of its Austin studio. We're on the cusp of something really powerful: making software user-centered, thinking about people's lifestyles and emerging markets, and remembering that above all, we must be human. Let me know what questions you might have, or if you want to get involved in anyway! We're interested in finally working with the social design space and learning from the best. Let's do this.
(These thoughts are my own.)