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Found on the Web: Mobile Platform Updates & Goodies & Tech Throwbacks

Found on the Web: Mobile Platform Updates & Goodies & Tech Throwbacks

iPhone Hacks has a rather nice and extensive list of all the new features and design changes for iOS 7.7. There's some nicely added new features with the update such as a buy album button iTunes. For further depth in designing for iOS, Luke W goes into great detail some of the benefits and negatives ...
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San Francisco, Tech Elitism, and AirBnb

San Francisco, Tech Elitism, and AirBnb

When I first returned to the SF Bay back in 2008, I couldn't imagine living anywhere else but San Francisco. After all, I had moved from NYC, I couldn't possibly move to the slower paced life of suburbia! However, having grabbed a graduate degree in design and spent a year working in UX in NYC befor ...
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Win 8 is Unusable

Win 8 is Unusable

Brian did a 30 day test of the Windows 8 experience and pieced together this rather amusing list of "what not to do". The short version is that Windows had made a series of decisions which as he said makes the OS completely unusable.Brian did a 30 day test of the Windows 8 experience and pieced toge ...
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IDEA (not so live blog post): Ubiquitous IA – Peter Morville

IDEA (not so live blog post): Ubiquitous IA – Peter Morville

Peter began IDEA 2010 with a very pointed question: "What is this conference? (UX? or IA?) Do we care?" It's a question that has been a repeated one within the UX community. Here's my notes below.He pointed out, "It's really two ways of looking at the same thing." Diversity creates value. We need CE ...
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[REPOST] Jobs & Leadership in the Valley

[REPOST] Jobs & Leadership in the Valley

Utilizing a new tool, Repost.us to repost articles of interest. This one comes from "Silicon Valley Watcher".It highlights some great quotes from Steve Jobs and puts out a call to the new leaders of the valley to step up. ...
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Big D: Alphabet Soup: Skills Development

Big D: Alphabet Soup: Skills Development

Here's my notes from the Big Design Conference's Alphabet Soup talk put on by Joe Dyer. This is rapid fire note taking during a conference so please forgive my spelling and grammatical errors. Enjoy!----------------------There’s a few different types of people. Those who are very focused. The jack ...
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My Thoughts on Startup Weekend

My Thoughts on Startup Weekend

I had four main goals walking into startup weekend:1) Research - The last time I was a part of a startup was in 1998 during the Dot Com boom. It was a great time to be a part of a startup. I had missed the energy of one and was curious to see what people are doing and if that energy ...
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Censoring Craigslist

Censoring Craigslist

This is a quick and dirty post meant to capture some quick thoughts about Craigslist pulling down their Adult Services section.Fact Company recently posted about Craigslist going to Washington. The article points out:Civil litigators have been considering class action lawsuits on behalf of minors wh ...
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