This is the main conference presentation I co-presented with Massive’s Creative Director, Derek Ellis. I had a lot of fun presenting this one, which, unfortunately for us was up against the amazing Jon Kolko in the other room. Oh well! We still managed to fill the room nonetheless.
The one workshop I attended at UX Australia this year was by Andy Budd (@andybudd) from Clearleft – and it was called “Turbo-charge your workshops”. It’s affectionately known as “the workshop on workshopping”.
This was a great mix of discussion and hands on practical facilitation. In the matter of a half a day workshop, Andy
Here’s my notes on a great talk by Rachel Hinman, in which she discussed the evolving nature of our role as people with the ability to shape culture – and that technology moving into the realm of media provides us with the platform to do so.
This was probably one of my most favourite talks, mostly because I find the topic so fascinating – and Gerry and James did a great job presenting their insights into designing for children. It’s definitely an area that shows the importance and value of user research upfront
When working on the UX of websites, iterative prototypes are fairly straightforward, thanks to tools like Fireworks, Omnigraffle, and Axure. However, in the last few years, I’ve been lucky enough to be exposed to projects that extend beyond traditional web interfaces – instead working across multiple devices, and primarily TV and Inflight
I’m an avid reader of Godin’s books, and if you’re the same, you’ll definitely enjoy Poke the Box. For those that don’t know Godin’s writing style well, you should know that this is a manifesto about starting. It’s short and punchy, to the point. And in his typical writing style, Godin provides short snippets of
So I read an article on V-Net TV on DIRECTV’s multi-screen home ambitions, and I couldn’t help but get stuck on one line of the article – a quote by DIRECTV’s Senior VP of Engineering, Henry Derovanessian on designing for multiple platforms:
The key to making these blended services work across multiple platforms lies in building a