September 19, 2013

Generate Conference 2013 brings refreshing changes

Its been a while since I went to a main stream event. The usual group of highly paid advertising creatives touting their latest campaign microsites and integrated digital experiences doesn’t really do it for me. But my interest was sparked with the inaugural Generate Conference in London for 2013 – a conference for web designers. – Read More –

March 1, 2010

Palm Pre Video Capture Test

Great news for Palm Pre and Pixi owners on Sprint! With the latest free WebOS update, you can now use the device’s camera to capture video. While the quality is acceptable for that of a mobile device, what’s really handy is the simplicity of sharing  your video content in the cloud. A simple tap and  Bob’s your uncle; you’re sending your videos off to YouTube and/or Facebook. And if you’re not quite  happy with the video you’ve shot, you can clip it on the device, before calling it final. – Read More –

July 27, 2009

Become a Virtual Tourist with

360Cities is a breathtaking virtual tour, showing thousands of panoramas made by hundreds of photographers. The stunning photos are interactive, spherical panoramas which beg you to explore them. This can be done by dragging your mouse around, and zooming in and out.  For best viewing, use full-screen mode and for alternative views, right-click to expose the views menu. – Read More –

July 20, 2009

10 Books to becoming an Idea Generating Machine


Good ideas are the foundation for all effective products, experiences and story-telling. And yet coming up with these gems can be one of the toughest parts of the creative process. These ten books will help put you in the right mindset to start generating original and compelling ideas. – Read More –

July 9, 2009

Top 5 Visual Search Engines

Visualizing search results can tread a fine line.  A fragile line that separates usefulness and gratuitousness.  To some degree, this judgement is subjective depending on the orientation of a user’s brain. The visual folks out there will  be drawn to visually rich interfaces, and in this case, search results. Take a look and let me know what you think. Useful or gratuitous? – Read More –

July 7, 2009

Create a Store Locator in 5 minutes flat

Thanks to Mapspread, you can now build your own personal Store Locator, and this doesn’t require a developer’s skills!  With this service, you import your data from spreadsheets, maintain it with fun tools, share with coworkers and friends, publish to the world. Create a FREE account now > Highlights Collaborative real-time map editing Import your data from spreadsheets, – Read More –

June 24, 2009

20 User Experience Books you should own

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These highly recommended user experience books cover everything from user research and interface design, to information architecture and UX strategy. If you’re really serious about your career as a user experience professional, these books should be the cornerstone of your personal library. – Read More –

June 1, 2009

Spymaster, Twitter game or Twitter spam?

For those of you who are familiar with Facebook’s social networking games like “Knights” and “Mob Wars”,  Twitter’s Spymaster is in the same mold.  It’s the typical social networking game where you recruit members to build up your clan, and simultaneously purchases weapons, buildings and revenue streams to grow stronger. And then there’s the standard mode – Read More –

May 21, 2009

Wolfram Alpha: A computational knowledge engine

Wolfram, the potential game changing computational knowledge engine, (not a search engine) recently went live.  Why isn’t Wolfram a search engine? Well that’s because it takes your query and creates content from it, by outputting graphs, maps, tables, and information that you may not have directly requested.  Wolfram relies on knowledge from official sources to do this. – Read More –

May 5, 2009

Protoshare: Collaborative Web-Based Interactive Wireframes and Prototypes

Protoshare is a web-based collaborative prototyping tool that helps teams quickly build, discuss, and refine clickable wireframes. If you’ve ever been involved in the website design or creation process, you know that it can be a pain for developers, spec creators, and internal or external clients to communicate in an efficient manner. Protoshare’s nifty web-based – Read More –

February 9, 2009

Kindle 2: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device

Amazon will releasee its 2nd version of the Kindle on 2/24/2009, and what’s really interesting is how Amazon is not calling it an “e-book reader”, but rather a “wireless reading device”. It certainly sounds more sophisticated and might compel customers to cough up the $359 being asked. Kindle 2 features: Slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, – Read More –

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