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December Flickr Updates

Not sure if you’ve ever noticed, but there’s a My Photos link in the top nav of this blog that links to my Flickr account. Just spent some time organizing recently uploaded photos into sets. Here are some you might wanna check out: Fly on my window pane From the set: Fly on my window [Keep Reading…]

Links from 11/21/2008 to 12/6/2008

Official Google Reader Blog: Square is the new round.Google Reader gets a visual redesign along with a few new features: collapsible components, ability to hide unread count, and more robust friends area. Six Apart aquires Pownce, shuts it downSo sorry for not giving a shit what next? unstick.me helps you find that thing you need [Keep Reading…]

Sixth Photo Meme

Sometimes people do things for no reason other than to see the outcome. That’s what I think of memes. Someone gets a random ideas, follows through, and then convinces other people to reenact the randomness. Shelley Greenberg a.k.a. The Spotted Duck tagged me in a meme on her blog. This one is called the “sixth [Keep Reading…]

Twitter: An Asymmetrical Chat Room

Back in July, I wrote a blog post titled “How Twitter has changed my life” in which I stated that the best way to explain Twitter to non-tech friends is to show, not tell. Giving examples of Twitter’s impact on my life has been far more effective than trying to describe the service in layman’s [Keep Reading…]

MFA in Interaction Design at the School of Visual Arts in NYC

Starting in the Fall of 2009, the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC will offer a Master of Fine Arts in Interaction Design. As the program website states, “the MFA in Interaction Design program trains students to research, analyze, prototype, and design concepts in their business, social, and cultural contexts.” The full-time two-year program [Keep Reading…]

The User Experience Designer’s Anthem

One of my favorite songs popped up on Pandora tonight. Singing along as I have hundreds of times before, I heard something new in it for the first time. I now declare it The User Experience Designer’s Anthem. I’m convinced it was written for us. A love letter to our users. “Fix You” by Coldplay [Keep Reading…]

My UX Bookshelf featured in Usability News

Thanks to Joanna Bawa, editor, for featuring my UX Bookshelf on Usability News. They linked to my list of The 10 Best Books on User Experience on Flashlight Worthy Books. Thanks to John Yamasaki for pointing it out.