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Just Like Being There
The good folks at SXSW just posted the audio of my talk on Tapworthy app design. Have a listen and follow along with the slides, too.
SXSW, You're Awesome
Back home from South by Southwest, dizzy but energized, ready to get back at it. Here’s a quick recap, plus links to my presentation slides.
Tapworthy App Design at SXSW
I’m in Austin to talk about iPhone interface design on March 15. Come say howdy.
“Curating” SXSW’s iPhone Apps Workshop
As usual, I’m all atingle for South by Southwest, but this year the tingle is especially tingly because I’ll be on the other side of the podium.
Best iPhone Apps: Picks, advice, and resources
Browse this selection of my writings from around the web to help you unlock the full potential of your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Vote Early and Often: My SXSW Talks
Got a second? I’m pitching talks for SXSW Interactive about delightful iPhone apps and playful fitness technology—and I need your vote.
Buzz for Best iPhone Apps
My new book hit shelves the last week of July, and the response has been incredibly gratifying. The book’s climbing the charts and enjoying positive reviews. Exciting!
Best iPhone Apps: Reinventing (and Designing) Books in the Web Era
Or, “Why I wrote and designed an entire book in Pages.” The web has changed the way we read, and my new book is part of an experiment to create a new kind of print storytelling, with lessons for writers, designers, and publishers alike.
The Future in Your Pocket, and Why I'm Writing Another Book
My new book,
Best iPhone Apps,
comes straight out of my childhood yearning for this very device.
Marathons, Makers, and Surviving the Dark Middle
In the dark middle of the race, runners need encouragement, reminders that they’re strong, that the finish is ahead: plausible, real, within reach.
Message from Beyond
A missive from quite another big medium arrives in my mailbox.
David Byrne Never Stops Making Sense
David Byrne’s concert in Paris was an inspiring reminder of the simple pleasure of sharing the amazing stuff you make.
My Latest Project: A Book
I signed a contract last month with O’Reilly to write a book about Apple’s iWork software, and I couldn’t be more tickled.
Dot Your I’s
A clever logo solution smuggles in the required legalese without cluttering the design.
Jacques Villeglé: The Original Mashup
An exhibition of torn poster art asks fascinatingly relevant questions in an era of online mashups and user-generated content.
Winning the Uphill Battle
Paris solves a problem with its bike-sharing program by turning hill-climbing into a game.
Future of Web Apps: Finding Light in Dark Times
An uncertain economy makes it a good time for web workers to return to good-for-the-web core values.
“Future of Web Apps” in My Immediate Future
I’m zipping under the English Channel to attend the FOWA conference in London.
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