In September, I posted my notes from Dan Saffer‘s fantastic talk “Tap is the New Click” at the monthly IxDA NYC event. R/GA, the hosts, filmed and edited a video of the presentation, which has now been made available on Vimeo. If you are interested in gestural interfaces or designing kiosks, tablets, or any non-keyboard-and-mouse [Keep Reading...]
So you know I’m the UX consultant for boxee, right? Well they’ve been in private, invite-only alpha since June, and already they have 200,000 users. Today at CES they announced a new version available to the public. That means you no longer need an invite to get in. With the new version comes a bunch [Keep Reading...]
It’s been a few weeks in the making, but today boxee announced that they’ve hired me to help redesign their user experience from the ground up. If you haven’t heard of boxee, where have you been hiding? They’ve been in the top 10 trending topics on Twitter for the past month. They’re blowing up the [Keep Reading...]
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.
In July I posted the books on my UX bookshelf. Then a couple months ago I received an email from Peter Steinberg, a product development guy with a lot of cool experience who reads and enjoys this little blog. He recently launched a site called Flashlight Worthy — a hand-picked book recommendation site — and [Keep Reading...]
On Day 3 of UI13, I attended a full-day session by Scott Berkun on “The Myths of Innovation: How to Lead Breakthrough Projects.” Innovation is a word that gets thrown around the tech world haphazardly, so I was particularly interested to hear how Scott would legitimize the topic and discuss the ultimate value of forward-thinking. [Keep Reading...]
I attended Jared Spool’s keynote “Journey to the Center of Design” on Day 2 of UI13, but since I had already live-tweeted it when I saw it at IA Summit 2008, I decided just to sit back and watch. In the afternoon, I attended Kim Goodwin‘s “Where Usability Meets Desirability: Goal-Directed Visual Interface Design”. My [Keep Reading...]