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On The Future Programming Manifesto

I really enjoyed this little manifesto by Jonathan Edwards. Please take a moment ot read it. In it he underlines a very important point that I’m going to tinker with for a bit. We technologists try to reduce complexity but we often introduce...

UX and APIs

I spoke with Justin Davis for the Nashville UX Meetup in August. Justin Davis is a User Experience Designer at Madera Labs. He built Drawer with Aubrey Goodman about design and development. (I really enjoy the show because they pivot from the...

Situational Awareness in an Immaterial World

Watch this video. Simon Wardley explains value chains and how, by adding evolution to the equation, they become something greater than a flow chart - they become maps of territories. We need more maps that give us situational awareness. Agile...

Thanks for visiting! Still a Work in Progress

Howdy, you may have noticed with the lack of navigation that this site is not complete. It’s true, and very sparse. I’m using Postach.io with my Evernote app to get get back in the habit of writing. I’ll have more info up soon!

Leveraging space and time in design

A web designer takes data and turns it into information by giving it context and hopefully meaning. They use typography, color, imagery and layout to help them. As the canvas has become less stable, designers have started rely on animation more...

Integration Strategy

In a recent episode of The Big Web Show, Jeffrey Zeldman interviewed Byte Dept about product strategy when this happened: They used the term integration strategy and it finally gave a name to something I felt had been overlooked in product...

Scrum

A recent episode of Silicon Valley unleashed the concept of scrum to an unsuspecting public. “You see what he’s doing, right? He’s trying to get us to compete so we work faster. He thinks this wall of psych 101 MBA mind control bullshit is...

Yeoman Generators

Yeoman Generators are like little video games. They are so easy to pick up and tinker with. I’m wary about using them for production because they are often a little too opinionated - but its perfect for trying out a new library or workflow. Here...

UX/UI Inspiration and resources

Good Stories sale force design story tradeshift responsive primer Interaction Resources sixux.com hoverstat.es ui-animations.tumblr.com capptivate.co tabpatterns.com