Hacking Skype

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Skype has become an ubiquitous communication tool, although over the past few years there seems to be growing

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Design Hacking – Introduction

Hacking  [ˈhækɪŋ] adj :       1. To roughly cut or chop.       2. A form of anarchistic activism – driving change without permission.       3. A quick and dirty solution too a problem, not perfect or complete, but useful and insightful.    So in

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360˚ Experience Circle | UX-CX-BX

COMING SOON: A way of looking at the relationship between User, Consumer, and Brand experiences, and how they relate to form a 360˚ Experience Circle made of up of millions of customer touch points.  This chart maps out our theoretical

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Interview for EARCH.CZ | WHAT IS DESIGN?

| part 1 | The following article was given for the magazine e-architekt | EARCH.CZ | architecture online and was published in four parts in 2012.  It was posted in Czech, obviously, and this is the first time it has been published in English.  How did you get

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Interview for EARCH.CZ | THE FUTURE OF USER INTERFACE

| part 2 | When do you use physical models or start directly in 3D software? The closer you can be to the final product, the better feedback you will get from your customers. Of course you have to strike

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Interview for EARCH.CZ | THE FUTURE BELONGS TO CREATIVITY

| part 3 | Today’s software tools enable the design process to a high level of automation. Are there some limitations of this automation? No, the only limit is creativity. As I eluded before, I believe the ultimate expression of

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Interview for EARCH.CZ | APPLE VS. ANDROID – TWO DIFFERENT PHILOSOPHIES

| part 4 | Are you Probably an Apple fan. How do you explain that other manufacturers of software and hardware just barely keeping up with Apple products? For the past 25 years was a battle between computer platforms. On

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Webb Interview

This is an excerpt from an interview done for the Webb Schools alumni magazine in 2012. It was an interesting effort given I had to go back and look at how my life was influenced in high school, and to

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MX | part 1 | First Experiences

The follow is a high level overview my design experiences over the past 2 decades:  I hope you find some amusement here in this 4 part series – My Experiences [MX] This design career of mine started when a friend of mine at Occidental

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MX | part 2 | Becoming Amphibious

It was at the peak of the first dot-com bubble. San Francisco was a frenzy of internet start-ups, and if you were not starting one, or in one already – you felt like an idiot. There were kids in the 20′s walking

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