Category Archives: Mobile

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. Being an “unconference” anyone can present and share, so if […]

What we talked about in August 2012

Yet more mobile stuff, including some discussion of Android vs iOS browsers. Seattle design events. White House beer. Pepsi redesign insanity. Icon fonts. Armies of noodle robots, and/or rolling iPad robots for Diego to drive remotely around the office and be a floating robot head. Bootstraps, mobile boilerplates, boilerstraps, I don’t even know anymore.

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 of cross-channel systems and user experiences.” What transpired over the […]

MobileUX unconference coming up!

Check out this upcoming MobileUX Camp! It’s going to be held on campus, in Mary Gates Hall, my old stomping grounds, all day on May 19. It’s an unconference, so there’s no schedule or list of speakers yet; the topics of discussion are decided day-of, collaboratively, by all the attendees, any of whom can also […]

Premature implementation: Taking our time to do mobile the right way

Lately, I have been hearing the internets buzzing about Responsive Web Design (RWD) as being the be-all and end-all of modern web design practice. There are both positive and negative blog posts about RWD – this one in particular is not intended to be either. For the most part, I think RWD is a great […]

Sweet Mobile! Now What? Part 4 — User Context

Now that we know some things about our users, both student-age mobile device users in general and UW students specifically, and we’ve gone over how to learn some other things about our audience, such as assumptions and user needs, we are ready to tackle some major design considerations of working with mobile platforms. The elephant […]

Pushing Design Boundaries with Mobile Accessibility Projects

Expanding accessibility through mobile technologies has turned into a reality at the University of Washington, and UW researchers, like Richard Ladner, are pushing traditional accessibility boundaries for individuals with visual and hearing impairments. At a recent dub talk, Ladner, who is the UW Boeing Professor in Computer Science and Engineering, illustrated many examples of modern […]