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Trying to keep it simple? It’s complicated

Keeping it simple is one of the guiding principles for all content designers. We try to apply it to everything we do, but when the content we’re …

How To Design Outstanding Feedback Loops

• A person takes an action,<br>• The action has one or more effects,<br>• The important effects of this action are presented back to the person,<br>• This loop is …

The Great Works of Software

Is it possible to propose a <i>software canon</i>? To enumerate great works of software that are deeply influential—that changed the nature of the code that …

Emacs

Systems Thinking workshop @ Lean UX NYC 2014

Slides with notes for my workshop at Lean UX 2014. This is an iterated version of my 2013 workshop - different exercise, slightly different content, but much is similar. Includes link to handout!

New York City

Google Ventures: Your Design Team Needs A War Room. Here’s How To Set One Up

Want to foster creativity? Skip the foosball table and opt for a war room instead. Google Ventures’s Jake Knapp shows you how. Plus: a peek inside Google Ventures’s own war room<p>In the last two years at Google Ventures, I’ve done design sprints with more than 80 startups. One of the simplest tricks …

The Stoic: 9 Principles to Help You Keep Calm in Chaos

Observing individuals who lead a creative life, we can identify elements of expertise, grit, an understanding, and passion. What’s easy to overlook …

Self-help

Designing for Social Impact

A number of presentations this week to talk about the Japanese edition of Hidden in Plain Sight (published as “Silent Needs” un Japan). The following …

Using Concept Maps in Product Development: Preparing to Redesign java.sun.com

a case study from <i><br>Exposing the Magic of Design: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Methods and Theory of Synthesis</i><p>edited by Jon Kolko<br>Oxford University Press<p>…

Password Protection

Big data: are we making a big mistake?

Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of the world’s top scientific journals, Nature. Without …

Tesco CEO Philip Clarke on media, e-commerce and big data – video

The launches of the Hudl tablet, Clubcard TV and the growth of Blinkbox have cemented Tesco as a force to be reckoned with in digital media and technology. In this presentation and interview on stage at the Guardian's Changing Media Summit 2014, Tesco group chief executive Philip Clarke discusses …

Looking Back at SXSW: Wearables, Privacy and Avoiding Bandwagons

Rachel Arthur recaps the highlights of this year’s SXSW Interactive conference and identifies key takeaways for the fashion industry.<p><b>AUSTIN, United</b> …