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Sketching Tools

March 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Since I don’t share enough about what I do at Viget, and because Leah Buley has a great article on sketching in the March 2009 Adaptive Path newsletter, I give you the three components of my sketching toolkit: Faber-Castell Pitt Artists Pens (8pc Manga Set) I’ve been using Pitt artist pens for sketching for the [...]

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Recruiting Research Participants In Twitter

December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve noticed several of the UX practitioners I follow on Twitter have started recruiting research participants from their followers. Makes sense, it’s fast and easy to send out a note, and given that your followers have some personal connection to you (in theory at least) they may be more willing to volunteer, or help recruit [...]

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Research Driven Design

March 10th, 2008 · No Comments

| View | Upload your own Slides from my presentation on Research Driven Design at the DC Design Talks at the Viget Labs HQ in Falls Church, VA.

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Building User-Centered Web Apps in a Crunch

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I gave a talk last week at the inaugural meeting of Refresh the Triangle called “Building User-Centered Web Apps in a Crunch.” The main part of talk was based on Jakob Nielsen’s “Guerilla HCI” ideas, with a sprinkling of ideas from the Agile UCD movement. It was, more or less, my first public speaking gig, [...]

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A Design Diatribe

September 5th, 2007 · No Comments

Khoi Vinh: There’s also another, more formal idea at work on A Brief Message: the notion that online publications don’t necessarily need to be decorated databases. They can be art directed, too. This past week Liz Danzico and Khoi Vinh launched a much lauded new site called A Brief Message. The goal of the site, [...]

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