Within the past year, our organization has gone through some major technology changes. Although the changes have been productive for our developers, they often result in some amount of challenges for designers, as we need to keep up with the rapid pace of change. As a designer, I am always looking for tools to bridge […]
The week of April 22nd was light on stuff to talk about, so here’s two weeks at one go. Plus a latte cat.
Pretty diverse week — industrial design, Google Glass, maps, art, reading material, and of course accordions. On the way back from getting coffee, Sergei, Yu, and I were behind a guy for several blocks and Sergei became obsessed with his bag. I got close enough to read the label: Côte et Ciel. It was this […]
I recently attended 2013 SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX. The conference offered four days of sessions, parties, meetups, keynotes on a variety of themes covering art and inspiration, community and activism, design and development, entrepreneurialism and business. From the events I attended, I picked one that made the most impression on me and thought […]
As usual I’m behind, so off we go: Seven rules for managing creatives seems designed to be controversial, and 700+ comments on the original post indicate that the author succeeded — though the problematic “Pay them poorly” has been edited to say “Don’t overpay them.” But even with that change, I’m not sure how I […]
Mobile UX Camp Seattle 2013 is happening on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 from 9AM – 5PM right here at UW in Mary Gates Hall. Mobile UX Camp Seattle is an unconference bringing together professionals, academics & enthusiasts to share the current state and future direction of mobile technologies. Being an “unconference” anyone can present and share, so if […]