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A Rare 2017 New Years Resolution


A rare 2017 New Years Resolution

In the technology business, we’re often under pressure to learn and squeeze the latest technologies for the newest and coolest ways to do things, to multi-task faster and better then…

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CPOSC 2016 Talk on User Experience for Free


I had a great time at the Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference (CPOSC 2016) in Lancaster, PA this past November 19th, 2016. There were some great talks from people from… Read more

I had a great time at the Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference (CPOSC 2016) in Lancaster, PA this past November 19th, 2016. There were some great talks from people from…

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Steve Jobs Movie Review, One Year Later


Steve Jobs Movie Review

Did you have a good world when you died? -enough to base a movie on??”

Jim Morrison, An American Prayer
It’s almost 1 year to the day of the October 25th, 2015 of…

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One Key for Creative Work in a Digital World


Brainwaves and Creative Work

Gurus are often hit and miss. Sometimes they’ll change your world, and sometimes it’s all Kool-aid. The key to creative work though, well, they got that part right.

I’m a firm believer…

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Save yourself money and time, UX is not UI


UX versus UI

So, recently, I’ve had the opportunity to do a lot of job searching. The good thing is that there are WAY more UI/UX positions available today then 3 years ago.…

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Where UX Answers Are Born or: How we close the UX gap with the Reds


strangelove ux answers

Gentleman, you can’t fight in here! This is the war room!”

In one of the greatest satire comedies of all time, thirty men sit around a table trying to figure…

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What’s one feature that makes something great?


azkaban and what makes something great

TL;DR: There are lots of criteria to make something great, but here is how I judge it: was every second purposeful, and does it have a heartbeat? This is usually…

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Playing with the Microsoft Hololens


microsoft hololens

I had the opportunity two weeks ago to try on and review the Microsoft Hololens at Microsoft’s flagship store on 5th Avenue in NYC. It was a 3 hour train…

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The Secret to User Experience Interviews & Video


secret to user experience interviews - farscape

Voltaire once said that we should “judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” As tools of truth, questions give us the ability to discover many treasure…

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The Labyrinth and the Five Ways of the Wide Stack Digitalist


wide stack digitalist

The mystical world of digital media and technology is becoming exponentially more complex for a wide stack digitalist. Experts push deeper and further into their silos filled with technical jargon,…

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