Blissfully becoming _____.

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…

Mobile UX Camp Seattle: May 18, 2013

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….

InfoCamp Seattle 2012 is this weekend — ticket sales end today

Another “unconference” will be taking place on the University of Washington campus this weekend. It will be taking place October 13 and 14 from 9AM to 5PM in Mary Gates Hall. Students get in a discounted price of just $20 while professionals will have to…

WebVisions 2012: PDX

On the afternoon train down to Portland– just beyond the usual giddiness I feel on the train heading with Kevin, a good friend and super-talented UX colleague, to one of my favorite cities w/ our bikes safely stowed in the luggage car– there was a…

Breaking Development 2012 Summary

I can’t believe it myself, but it’s actually been two months since I got back from the Breaking Development conference I attended in Orlando. It was my first time in Florida and given the state of our weather back home, I welcomed the opportunity to…

IA Summit 2012 Summary

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about mobile myths which was a summary of a session I attended at this year’s Information Architecture Summit in New Orleans. In this post I will summarize the rest of the sessions I attended during the summit.

IA Summit 2012: The Myths of Mobile Context

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune to attend the IA Summit in New Orleans. The IA Summit represents a yearly “confluence of the best people and ideas in information architecture” and “the primary event for those redefining strategy and structure in support…

SXSW 2012 Summary

I’d like to attempt to wrap up my series about my time at South by Southwest (see Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4), but it turns out to be really HARD to summarize such a long, busy, and intense event. Sessions covered…

SxSW 2012, Day 4

Fairly wiped out by the last day of South by Southwest, I still managed to make it mostly on time to a 9:30 session on Tuesday: How the iPad Can Save Accessibility. I hadn’t known that accessibility needed saving, really, but the gimmick of the…

SxSW 2012, Day 3

On Monday I finally got the bus schedule figured out and made it to the 9:30am session on time. I went to Three Innovative Approaches to Mobile Learning, in the education track again. Unfortunately, it wasn’t as relevant as I’d hoped; it was about K-12…