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10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design — the presentation

In early January I wrote an article for Mashable titled “10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design” in which I asked 20 of the most prominent leaders in the user experience community what they think is the biggest misunderstanding about what we do. I was blown away by the response to the article — [Keep Reading…]

An Event Apart Boston Schedule Now Online

In January I announced that I have the honor of speaking at An Event Apart in Boston (June 22-23) and Chicago (October 12-13). The complete schedule for the Boston AEA has just been published, along with my session info: DIY UX: 5 Ways to Give Your Users an Upgrade (Without Calling In a Pro) Have [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…]

More than 600 people attend boxee NYC meetup

Last night I had the absolute pleasure of participating in a tremendously successful boxee NYC meetup at Webster Hall. According to venue staff, more than 600 people were in attendance. It’s a huge space and the entire downstairs was packed, with many people also up in the balcony. I was thrilled to see such a [Keep Reading…]

I’m Speaking at Pittsburgh Web Design Day

When I went to Pittsburgh in October for Carnegie Mellon Homecoming to see the reunion of my friend Joanna‘s band, I had the pleasure of finally meeting my Twitter pal G. Jason Head. Jason is a front-end web developer and runs Refresh Pittsburgh. He’s also putting together the first-ever Pittsburgh Web Design Day — “a [Keep Reading…]