Thoughts & Ideas on Design and Technology

60 days of Keynote Kung-Fu

The last 60 days have been a dream. I launched Keynote Kung-Fu with hopes of selling a few copies of my toolkit. I fully expected the splash that it made at the Big Design 2010 conference to come and go.

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Keynote Kung-Fu coming to the Big Design Conference

I’ll speaking at this year’s Big(D) conference about how iWork’s Keynote is an indispensable design tool in my process: Keynote Kung-Fu: How Ninjas Wireframe Keynote is a cheap, friction-free tool to create elegant wireframes in a  format that’s perfect for presentations, pitches, and hand-offs. Visio, Omnigraffle, and Balsamiq will be jealous I’ve been using Keynote as my primary sketching/wireframing/low-fi […]

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How iPhone OS4 Folders Should Work

I’ve been using iPhone OS4 on my iPhone for almost 2 weeks. A notable new feature is the ability to create a folder of applications. I love this feature, but I do have a few gripes.

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The Trailhead heatmap shows that Aptonic has executed a near perfect design. Clear, concise, perfect.

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Introducing Trailhead

Welcome to an experiment. My compadre Steve Brewer and I have a long record of designing and building cool things…for other people. So, three weeks ago we said goodnight to our nights and weekends and started building. Trailhead is a product that we built to help designers, usability testers, and marketers understand how people use their site […]

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