My permanent coordinates:
San Francisco, CA

<my first name> @ <my first name> .com

My current coordinates: San Francisco

Upcoming Speaking & Travel:
• Sept 4: Aarhus, Denmark
• Sept 5: Helsinki, Finland for the Joint Futures conference

Autodesk Cage Match

This was the first Cage Match Autodesk hosted (in Las Vegas at their annual conference) in 2011. It was an evolution for the "Design Fight Club" bouts they hosted at their IDEAS Summits. It was a hoot. I squared-off against Adam Richardson, debating whether...

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eShop Tower Records online store

Another now failed and abandoned online platform, eShop was a separate online service that was to feature many traditional retailers. This screen was the very start of the Tower Records online store, facing a virtual mall, we were developing before the project was...

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FOX Video online service

As part of our engagement with FOX Online and Delphi Internet Services (which was renamed Real Internet shortly after), w developed this store interface for FOX Video to sell videotapes and merchandise and be a hub for news and events regarding FOX film properties....

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Encyclopedia Brittanica website

In 1997, Encyclopedia Brittanica hired vivid to investigate how their powerful assets could be leveraged into a Web property. I worked with a small team at vivid, as well as a few EB employees, to develop a flexible Web interface that enabled searching and browsing in...

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AIGA Revival: Annual Conference

I'm really excited to get back to New Orleans, finally (after almost 13 years!) and the AIGA annual conference is as good a reason as ever. This year, I've been fortunate enough to program and moderate the GAIN track at the conference on business issues. I get to...

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Entering the 21st Century

After nearly a year of redesigning my website (and 15 with the last flat HTML design), the redesign launches today. I know, it's pretty standard WP fare but I had a LOT of content to move over and, with over 30 year of projects (25 professional), I still have a bunch...

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Interactive Conversation presentation

This was a self-running interactive conversation about Interaction and Interface Design. It was given at the Intermedia conversation in 1995 as an interactive experience for the audience. It was self-running with a human attendant so that audience members could yell...

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TED6 presentation

This presentation was given at the TED6 conference in Monterey. It didn't go over very well... I got some absolutely, uncalled for, violent attacks and some really enthusiastic, congratulations. It wasn't hard to figure out who was threatened and who was excited. The...

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Bridging the Innovation Culture Divide

My presentation at the Enterprise UX conference has finally been posted. This was an exceptional conference that focused on more than the standard UX topics. The video from my presentation, my slides, a sketch of my presentation, and the panel discussion have all been...

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