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Microsoft Kinect and Molehill

by Leonard Souza
April 29, 2011

Leonard Souza gives an inside look on the process behind his recent 360 Flex presentation: “Microsoft Kinect and Molehill.”

Next Up: Microsoft MIX and 360|Flex

by Jill Petersen
April 8, 2011

The team here is busy getting ready for yet another busy week of speaking engagements and conferences. Microsoft MIX kicks off on in Las Vegas on Monday, April 11 with boot camp sessions, including one on “Design, Content, Code: Start-to-finish” – presented by our own Anthony Franco, Cindy Vanover, Roman Blagovirnyy, Chad Bakeman and Tony Walt. They’re presenting a behind-the-scenes session [...]

The Future of QR Codes

by SuAnne Hall
April 6, 2011

EffectiveUI Visual Designer SuAnne Hall offers insight on the (unrealized) potential of QR codes to deliver great user experiences.

Discombobulation, Fire-Breathing Dragons and Wet Noodles

by Jill Petersen
April 5, 2011

Slides from Lead Experience Architect Beth Koloski’s presentation at IA Summit 2011 are now up on Slideshare. Check out “Discombobulation, Fire-Breathing Dragons and Wet Noodles: Creating Productive Workshops in Scary Situations.”

Recap of Day 2: Web 2.0

by RJ Owen
April 1, 2011

Day 2 of Web 2.0 was a busy firestorm of education and networking.  I started the day with a session by Jenn Maer of IDEO and Lawrence Swaider of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.  They talked about an ongoing project to build Bedsider.org, a site that attempts to revolutionize the way birth control is taught and [...]