In efforts to better understand mobile design I read the Apple Human Interface Guidelines and then designed an app based on the recommended best practices. This example shows the mobile app I designed along with functional descriptions for demo or for developer notes. View BuckTracker Mobile Design Spec
Great presentation by Travis McCutcheon of Leap for Mankind at the Lean User Experience Austin meetup titled Interview Hacking. Lots of good tips and a DIY work flow for interviewing. Here are my notes:
I recently attended 5 one hour sessions overviewing the discovery, design and development process on creating for digital and web. The classes were though Hour School and held at the AC4D building.
I attended a few of the events for Austin Startup Week. For a first year event it was packed with enthusiastic entrepreneurs, website demos, and plenty of networking events. It reminded me of being at SXSW Interactive. Austin Startup Weeks revolves around the Capitol Factory Demo Day which I’ve heard is a little tricky to …
I saw Shawn Collins speak at the Austin Internet Marketing Meetup about his favorite traffic sources on April 13, 2011. He’s an affiliate marketer and helps run the Affiliate Summit conference. He plowed through a long list of good ideas on getting web traffic. I wrote them down and did a little followup of the …
This was my fifth year in a row at SXSW Interactive. As usual very inspiring and educational. This year’s big trends seem to be HTML5/CSS3 and the evolution of online Groups. I bounced around this year to different topics, meeting people and writing down anything new and interesting. Here are my notes.
I recently attended the AIGA Austin Chapter discussion panel titled Finding Work. There were some nice tips that I’ll share here. The speakers were all very helpful and engaging with the audience.
I just saw a good presentation by Annette Priest today on conducting user research with little or no budget. It was titled You Don’t Know Me At All! User Research for the Cheap and Lazy. Here are a few good takeaways.
Here’s how I built my computer workstation with a few simple elements. It’s big, comfortable, easy to get to equipment and came out looking pretty sharp.