Semantics, LESS, and Sarcasm

(no direct audio… feed is from camera) I recently gave a presentation on LESS at a local (Atlanta, GA) HTML5 meetup to ~120 or so people from the area. Wesley Hales does an amazing job as the main Organizer of the group, and also has graciously recorded the event for others to watch later. The[…]

Great design equals a great UX… right?

No. Just Copy Path & Pinterest I enjoy using Path and Pinterest as much as the next person, however with all the aggregated attention that these indeed awesome products deserve, it unfortunately also fuels the false mindset that a great user experience is strongly correlated, aka 100% tied to a beautiful user interface, and thus[…]

Seriously… what the hell is this UX stuff?

User Experience probably isn’t what you think. Lets clear up some misconceptions. Having been a developer for many years, I wanted to evolve into something more.There was a disconnect between what I was developing, the client’s requests and then the users actual feedback — which would often go ignored. Thus began my process of following[…]

Designing our mobile experience

[ Posted originally @ TripLingo.com/blog ] Application development is no small task. To do it well, companies typically start with a long and meticulous planning process for its development. Even using an “agile & lean” approach, a successful launch often follows a trajectory of build, test, have a beta release so you can conduct usability[…]

Give users what they need; not what they ask for

I <3 Data & you should too! Most companies, and people, still have a difficult time giving value to UX (User Experience). It is still a very misunderstood field. Personally, I don’t claim to admit knowing everything. However, this post is to help those get better acquainted. Either to seek help from a professional, or[…]

Introduction to Appcelerator Titanium

Everyone and their mother is looking to get into the Mobile space. It’s an almost ever expanding market right now that’s just ripe for the picking. Well not entirely. Anyhow, if you believe that you have a decent enough idea and would love to tap into the millions of people using an iPhone or an[…]

Build a product. Not Features.

The unfortunate crutch that many people face when building a product for their business, regardless of which stage said person is in, there are always those ever probing question that ask: how do you standout from the competition? What is the differentiator? The weight of this problem affects all us entrepreneurs. Numerous people try to[…]

TripLingo: Language learning with style

So, over the last couple months I have been overwhelmingly busy (as if that’s anything new) working on a new product that we just launched on May 5th! The app/company is called TripLingo, and the main purpose is to help people learn a particular, albeit customized, phrase list of a foreign language. One of the[…]