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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.

Pleasure and Pain is #1 on Google

Yeah, so sometimes I Google myself. And for some reason tonight I Googled “pleasure and pain.” Imagine my shock when I saw that this measly 11-month-old blog, my pride and joy, is the #1 search result (when in quotes — #3 when not in quotes). Thank you for your continued support. I really love this [Keep Reading...]

I Popped My Cherry at BarCamp Philly

It’s almost a week later and I’m still on a high from BarCamp Philly! Organized by Roz Duffy and JP Toto, BarCamp Philly took place on Saturday, November 7, 2008 at The University of the Arts. I think more than 200 people were in attendance. If you’ve never heard of a BarCamp before, it doesn’t [Keep Reading...]

Reader E-mail: “Follow your dreams while you can”

I just wanted to post an amazing e-mail that I received from Martha Mihaly in response to my post on going solo. It really made me sit up straight and take stock of what I’m doing here — getting involved in the community, making my own rules and exploring my passion. This e-mail, from one [Keep Reading...]

Pleasure and Pain on Blog Talk Radio

Huge thanks goes to Liz for alerting me to the fact that Pleasure and Pain, in particular the post I Am Not A Woman Blogger, was mentioned briefly on BlogWorld Expo’s show on Blog Talk Radio yesterday. Tim Turner and Rick (?) hosted yesterday’s edition of BlogWorld Radio with guests Laura Fitton a.k.a. Pistachio, Lucretia [Keep Reading...]

Pleasure and Pain on kirtsy!

A big, big thanks goes to kirtsy.com for including my blog post, “Why I Don’t Have an iPhone (but might someday)” in their Editors’ Picks! kirtsy, formerly known as sk*rt, is called a “Digg for Chicks.” Even Guy Kawasaki loves it. I’m honored to be mentioned. Endless thanks. Now go pimp the hell out of [Keep Reading...]

Advergirl gives props to Pleasure and Pain

Big thanks to Leigh Householder for including this blog on her top picks over at Advergirl. I am truly honored to be included in a list of such heavyweights — blogs that are among my favorites and whose authors I admire. I’ll keep delivering the goods, but please don’t hesitate to let me know what [Keep Reading...]