|Simple emoticons of the five temperaments: Sanguine (top right), Choleric (bottom right), Melancholy (bottom left), and Phlegmatic (centre), with the new temperament Supine (top left) and Phlegmatic blends in between. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
1. A cell phone app!!! They are right--this is a first for the larger comprehensive qualitative data analysis software packages (There are apps, but not produced by these companies to interface with their products).
2. Emoticon coding!!! I like this idea too. Just as you can define a color for a coding stripe in some packages...now Maxqda lets you assign an emoticon as a quick visual reference for a code.
Here is a link to the introductory video. I am going to have to try this out.
Introduction to Maxqda 11