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Awesome Email of the Day: Evangelizing Myself

Being able to help people change their lives for the better is worth more than any client check. I’m very fortunate to get amazingly kind emails from strangers around the world. I promptly add them to my Happy File to look back on when I’m feeling down and doubting myself. Here is a recent email [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…]

My Top 10 User Experience Design Blogs on Blogs.com

Wendy Taylor, editor of Six Apart‘s Blogs.com, recently got in touch to see if I’d be interested in being a guest author to create a list of the 10 Best User Experience Design Blogs. Of course I jumped at the chance. Mindful of this honor and opportunity, I was very careful about the blogs that [Keep Reading…]

In the Press

Inspired by my good friend Matthew Knell, I’ve added a Press page to this site to highlight some of the awesome articles in which I’ve been mentioned. I always get a thrill when asked to contribute my thoughts as a user experience designer or to be featured for my work. It’s truly an honor. If [Keep Reading…]

More great press on the boxee NYC meetup

Earlier this week I told you about the 600+ people that attended the boxee NYC meetup at Webster Hall on Tuesday. We’ve gotten some great press since then, and I wanted to share it. First, you can read boxee’s own recap of the event on their blog and check out TechSpank’s video coverage. Also: Boxee [Keep Reading…]

My presentation at IA Summit 2009: “Evangelizing Yourself”

At the IA Summit last year in Miami, the first that I attended, a few wonderful people encouraged me to submit a proposal for this year in Memphis. I was a total noob, and didn’t think it would be possible for me to be chosen to speak, but I decided to think of a topic [Keep Reading…]

IA Summit 2009: The Courage to Quit

At the IA Summit in Memphis I had the distinct pleasure of participating in a panel titled, “The Courage to Quit: Starting, Growing & Maintaining Your Own UX Business,” along with Sarah Rice, Chris Fahey and Jenn Anderson. Photo taken by John Yesko The description of the panel: Information Architects have an opportunity to structure [Keep Reading…]