I'm currently on a plane heading back home after a short weekend with a group of mostly instructional designers who are at a new type of unconference (something I've never experienced before). It felt more like a retreat than a conference due to the setting and the style of interaction ...
Modkit is a drag & drop visual programming tool for micro-controllers like Arduino.
They've decided to run it as a Kickstarter and are already above their goal.
This looks just like what I needed. Now I just need a great Arduino project to practice with. I also really appreciate the community and ...
Today it happened. @jmspool has been warning me for close to decade to be ready for this moment, which I must say I handled like a pro, but alas, I was honestly unprepared for it. Today during a presentation I have, my computer died. DIED! CROAKED! DEAD! Shoot it in ...
Recently on twitter I asked folks who they felt were the best and most influential graphic designers besides the almost ubiquitously accepted, Paul Rand. I said that I was compile the list of folks, so here it is.
Through the amazing effort of @iatv (aka Jan Jursa), 42 great UX Professionals of whom I'm honored to be included, get to tell their many diverse stories as life as a UX Pro.
Check it out!
You can learn more at http://uxstorytellers.blogspot.com/
So I've had a lot of offline discussions about my little call for designs of a Harley Davidson car. One major recurring theme is the importance of the sound of the vehicle. That low slow baritone sound coming out of the exhaust that you can hear a mile away defines ...
The first weekend of November (just 2 short weeks away), I'll be one of a slew of great speakers her in Savannah, GA on the topics of Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design at the first of what hopes to be a great new annual event called Geekend!
Check check out this amazing ...
This is a bit slow to take off, but it really is worth the watch.
It is an amazing exercise by the folks at Multitouch-Barcelona to try and understand how humans perceive the computers in their lives. GREAT work!
This is an example of what I've been thinking of for the student ...
On my flight from Oslo to Copenhagen, I started a list of cultural assumptions and moraes I observed throughout the last 10 days of my stay in Scandinavia.
As a summary I've spend 3 days in Copenhagen, 2 days in Malmö, 3 days in Stockholm, and 2 days in Oslo. I ...
I'm very excited about the month of June. It is a whole new experience for me. It is the beginning of my professorial career in terms of one special consideration. That is, June is my first of 3 months off in a row (+ 2 weeks in September). I tried ...
So finally after 3 months of waiting the next large chunk of vids are up on line via Library.IxDA.org.
My faves include:
ME! - Foundations of Interaction Design
Jared Spool & Friends: Hiring the next generation of interaction designers
(at around the 46min mark you can see me causing a ruckus during Q&A. It's ...
I found the video below to be quite inspiring and humbling as a designer. What do you think mobility will look like 80 years from now?
January 12th 2009
Tags: for fun
I have noticed a trend of 2.
In the last 2 years I have seen two parodies done expressed in roundness. One was used to make fun of Microsoft. What would happen if Microsoft tried to make an iPhone. It was a brilliant piece that deeply explores all that is wrong ...