Uploading to Youtube Videos

Talking to an 80 year old on the phone at the moment, I had to think of a quick way to talk him through how to upload videos to Youtube and enter in titles and descriptions. This conversation is really highlighting how the user interface of Youtube could be improved.…

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Tips to Get a Better Website from a Designer

Where some Designers go wrong A new client of mine (a small political party) was recently talking about other companies they met with who could not convince them to sign up.  They also reflected on where they went wrong in the past. Upon looking at their previous work, they failed…

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Creating websites that are born from user expectations

During 2010 I was an invited speaker at the Rydges World Square on the topic of website usability. I gave a presentation on how to create websites that are born from user expectations. Here are some of the points I shared: conduct user research early and often focus design on…

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Meet the girls…

This is what every profit I make goes towards, my best friends.  And my kids... [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="969"]  

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Winning redesign clients

I've recently met a few business owners that are struggling and see opportunity through a better website to thrive. I was asked to provide some insight on how I influence their thought processes during times where money may be tight. Discussing goals; usually they start with: achieving brand recognition increase…

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UbiquiCoin to be featured on Blockchain By Experts

UbiquiCoin to be featured on Blockchain By Experts UniquiCoin are the first decentralized digital currency to be backed by a financial guarantee that scales with the size of the ICO, built on a proven infrastructure, with an equitable revenue share structure, all designed to optimize and implement the goals of…

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The Trolley Problem: Will Our Cars Grow up to Be Heroes?

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most famous ‘thought experiments’. It may lack the pop-cultural punch of ‘Schrödinger’s famous cat‘, but it still stands out as an absolute zinger – it’s called ‘The Trolley Problem‘. Phillipa Foote first sketched out the idea in 1967 and…

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The First Rule Of Good Software Design? First, Do No Harm!

Who amongst us hasn’t at some time been cursed by the autocorrect gremlin? You tap out a ‘letter-perfect’ message, dart your thumb to ‘SEND’, only to watch in slow-motion horror as the autocorrect gremlin decides you couldn’t have meant THAT, right? A moment later it has overridden your words with…

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Web Layout 101: Vertical Rhythm is a Drummer

Designers and front-end coder tend to think more about columns than rows. That’s not surprising. As most devices are designed to scroll vertically, our page width is more limited than our page height, so dividing up the horizontal space seems like a natural place to start. Vertical Baseline Rhythm The…

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