Product Development and Applied UX at CodeMash

by Emily Twaddell

Involution Columbus at CodeMash
January 7-10, 2014
Kalahari Resort
Sandusky, OH

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Topics: Processing language, arduino, ux design, Events, ux axioms

Get Your Design Axioms Card Deck Today

by Jon Follett

We’re excited to announce the debut of our Design Axioms card deck, which encapsulates essential software design wisdom from industry luminaries including Andrei Herasimchuk, Luke Wroblewski, Dirk Knemeyer, and Juhan Sonin.

Four years in the making, the first card set has been published as a physical deck, available via Amazon, and as digital art on The initial deck, which includes 21 beautiful cards illustrated by Sarah Kaiser, provides a simple but powerful reference set to inspire and excite UI designers and engineers. Perfect for use during brainstorming sessions, design critiques, or as a day-to-day reference, Design Axioms is the fun gift that UI and UX practitioners will want to give themselves. It is not only a fantastic design education, but a piece of artwork as well. Best of all, the content is open source and ready for anyone to creatively remix, share, hack, and make these ideas better. The Design Axioms content from illustrations to words to concepts are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0.

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Topics: Design, Ideas, ux design, user interface, Blog, UX, ui, design axioms

The New Frontiers of Interaction Design: Understanding Ourselves and Culture

by Jon Follett

Last week, the IxDA's Interaction12 conference in Dublin, Ireland brought together the professional interaction design community from around the globe for four days of inspiring talks and workshops.

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Topics: Design, interaction design, cultural design, applied empathy framework, IxDA, Ideas, Interaction12, ux design, Blog, UX

Visualizing Data

by Jon Follett

In this age of ubiquitous information, knowledge workers and organizations can be overwhelmed, even paralyzed by the mass of data presented to them daily, unable to make sense of it all. Our ability to collect data has increased exponentially as our lives and careers have become increasingly digitized. From e-commerce transactions to bodybug health sensor info to digital video capture, we produce more data than we can hope to consume. We have too much information to analyze and don't quite have all the right tools to do it yet.

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Topics: UI design, infovis, ux design, Analysis, Blog