Public Speaking image

Good Presentations

Ever since graduate school when I saw my classmates reading the contents of their slides when presenting their projects to the class I knew there had to be a better way to get information across. Several years after that someone let me borrow their copy of the book Presentation Zen, which got me started on […]

Video Chat in 20 Lines of Code

Video Chat

Part of my job used to be teaching and supporting instructors who were teaching classes remotely using Video Chat.  Because of this experience I often wonder why people don’t use it more, why people continue to travel for business meetings. On the other hand, I understand the need for meeting and interacting with someone in […]

User-Centric Design

Getting web site owners to look at their content from other people’s perspective is probably the most difficult part of web design, but most important to having an effective web site. The Neilson Normal Group is a big proponent of this idea and offers many suggestions on how to do this. They have defined a […]

Wireflows

An interesting combination of workflows and wireframes is not just for mobile apps anymore, it can be applied to web pages as well. It may be a bit more work to create, but the benefit of having everyone understand clearly is priceless.

How much communication is ideal?

I noticed an interesting article about communication in the workplace, but I don’t think there is an ideal level of communication for everyone involved in every situation.