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IDEA 2009: Social and Experience Design – Day 2

This is a continuation of my coverage from the IDEA Conference in Toronto from September 15-16, 2009. My Day 1 roundup can be found here. Day 2 also had a great lineup of speakers: Tim Queenan Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone Matthew Milan Mari Luangrath Stephen Anderson My Twitter notes from the conference are below. [Keep Reading...]

IDEA 2009: Social and Experience Design – Day 1

I’m in Toronto this week for IDEA 2009, the conference run by the Information Architecture Institute. This year’s theme is Social and Experience Design. Speakers from a variety of backgrounds are helping us understand how to make informed and insightful design decisions based on the ever-changing landscape of the web caused in large part by [Keep Reading...]

Join me at IDEA2009 on Sept 15-16

Are you going to IDEA2009? I am! And I want to meet you there. What follows is everything you need to know about the conference. I’m on the board of advisors for the Information Architecture Institute and have the utmost respect for the amazing folks who’ve put their blood, sweat and tears into organizing this [Keep Reading...]

Get a 15% discount to DelveUI in NYC

I’m very excited to be attending DelveUI on August 5-6 in NYC, and even more excited that I get to give away a 15% discount on the $595 registration fee to the first 15 people to comment on this post. Delve:UI – A 2-Day Masterclass on Designing User Interfaces August 5-6, 2009 (Wed-Thurs), 8am-6:30pm 13 [Keep Reading...]

An Event Apart Boston was wicked good

I had the immense pleasure of presenting at An Event Apart in Boston on Monday. My talk titled DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (without calling in a pro) got a lot of great responses. Here are just a few: And I really loved this one: It’s so amazing when you can have an [Keep Reading...]

Here at An Event Apart Boston

After a lovely Father’s Day brunch, I hopped the train up to Boston for An Event Apart. I’ll be presenting a brand new talk tomorrow titled DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade (without calling in a pro). You can read more about it in my previous blog post. I gotta admit I’m pretty damn [Keep Reading...]

Rejected by EuroIA

The blog posts that I tag with Props are not-so-subtle pats on the back for all my hard work and determination to make a difference. Since I spend enough time tooting my own horn, I thought it only fair to share some disappointment with you as well. Today I received an email from Eric Reiss, [Keep Reading...]