A quick request to IFTTT via their suggestions page.. Hello – you’re too awesome. Please let me give you money. Until then: I auto tweet my Flickr shots, the tags attached to my Flickr shots feed through to the tweet no problem, but, don’t have a # on them. Flickr even auto filters # out [...]
Which was a hearty $209 for the digital versions. I was listening to the UXpod podcast (not updated in 6 months, not sure if it’s dead, hope not) this morning on my way to the current contract, an interview with Christopher Noessel, co-author of Make It So, *Interaction Design Lessons from Science Fiction *. Of [...]
What’s the explanation for picking up a ringing phone if the person who owns the phone, is away from their desk? They caller isn’t calling you, you can’t help. Leave it alone. The recipient may have set up call forwarding, or a usefull voicemail, which the caller now won’t receive. More than that – you’re [...]
In preparation for an even longer post describing my own complex workflow for sharing photos from my phone, across several social networks and back to my own computer for long term storage – here’s my wife’s work flow for dealing with her images and my daughters art work. Okay, here goes: I take the photo [...]
Sketching out ideas for different graphs for a driving phone app.
This is an old favourite “To proceed, simply press the button to your left”. The phrase annoys me, managing to be condescending in a single word. As well as talking down to your audience it’s also a concrete admission of failure. If the next step in your users journey isn’t so obvious that it has [...]
Well? I was bored.
One part of GTD which I find difficult to gauge is – how long is 2 minutes? I mean really, what is actually 2 minutes of work and what’s 3, or5, or even 10. To help, I’ve been using an onscreen timer to time myself, triggering the timer to start each time I start work [...]
As a consultant who does a lot of contracting, I deal with recruitment consultants daily. They get a lot of stick, but they seem to be doing a high pressure job in a very competitive market. It’s symbiotic, I need them, they need me. I average 5-10 recruitment emails a day. As recruiters will probably [...]
I just wrote to Apple with an iTunes 11 feature request – view books by category. It seems to be the only issue I’ve had with a programme that was showing it’s age, poor interface decisions and legacy problems. Hi there – the new iTunes is great, really pleased with how it looks. There is [...]