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“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.” - Steve Jobs

Get Leaflets – Blue Flavor rocks the iPhone

If you have an iPhone, I'm sure like me you've been hunting for those perfect Safari web applications. I have been seriously unimpressed with most iPhone applications. The folks at Blue Flavor have done something GREAT! (yes there are flaws). First let's talk about why other applications are lame. Well they all ...

Pliability as an experiential quality: Exploring the aesthetics of interaction design

Finally! a GREAT!!!! example of a quality of interaction design aesthetics explained. In this case by Jonas Lwgren of Malm University's School of Arts and Communication. Jonas wrote the article a while back, but I finally got to it this past week with my new long commute. This is one of ...

About 3 in 4 Use AJAX

SD Times reported a BZ Research study that was done this past july. Why are development managers interested in AJAX, and in related RIA and so-called Web 2.0 technologies? The responses varied, but many cited the improved user interface experience due to AJAXs elimination of postbacks. Nearly three out of four software ...

What is the posible positive effect of Web 2.0 on the Enterprise?

Someone asked this question on Oyogi (check it out). I wrote an answer for them that was interesting and thought it was appropriate for my blog. The short answer to the short question is definitely. Let's break out the components of Web 2.0 (as best as possible). Web 2.0 is web-based (for the ...

February 19th 2015
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My Google Story from Interaction15 Week

Storytelling and Interaction Design – Talk

Here is the talk I gave at From Business to Buttons 2014 this month in Stockholm. It was a wonderfully produced day-long event that left everyone begging for more. This talk is about how Storytelling as a framework for Interaction Design can be very useful not just in explaining design, ...

Re-looking at T-types and collaboration in UX

Rethinking my T-type (maybe even my I-type) against the commodity, firmness, desirability framework ala Vitruvius. I’m pretty much focused on commodity, utility or usefulness. This doesn't mean I don't understand the greater whole that the triumvirate express together so well. It means that my self-admitted mindset and bias focuses my attention ...

Why I create stories as an interaction designer

1. I play act in my mind, in my sketches, in my physical play possibilities where structure doesn't only map against the frame of narrative, but the framework for how we process experiences. 2. The written words and pictures are crafted artifacts from which to evaluate realism of personas (characters); contexts (setting), ...

Thoughts on code, programming, design, production, development, technology and Oh! Design

I apologize for throwing this 4000 word essay out there like this. I thought and thought and just didn't know where else to put it. I hope someone enjoys it. Yesterday a very respected colleague, who I also call friend (not in that Facebook way, but in that pre-Internet kinda-way), wrote ...

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