Designing for play at Ignite Bay Area

· Design, Information Architecture, Social Design, User Experience

Just got sent a link to all the videos from Ignite Bay Area last month.

Here’s my “Designing for Play” talk, a topic I’ll be exploring in greater depth at Web Visions, the Web 2.0 Expo, and Web Directions @media later this year:

There’ll be another Ignite in May coinciding with the Web 2.0 Expo, so get your submission in now.

Video of Uke for Geeks talk at Ignite Sydney

· Musicology, ukulele stories

A month or so ago I posted my slides and some photos from my Ignite Sydney talk. Today I just noticed that the video was up on YouTube (yays).

Unfortunately, there’s a person’s head obscuring the view of the ukulele for most of my talk, and I kind of start ignoring the slides after a while, but this came out fairly well!

(In the Pecha Kucha version of this talk last week, I think I was able to track a little more closely to the slides, so this is sort of an evolving thing.)

p.s.: for the other great speakers from a very fun, raucous evening in Sydney, check out Ignite Sydney 3 Speakers.

Ukulele for geeks: secrets of the pentatonic scales

· Musicology, ukulele stories

My Ignite Sydney talk last night was fun (for me, at least). Here are my slides:

Ukulele For Geeks: Secrets of the Pentatonic Scales

Here are a few audience shots. The first is from a warmup:

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This one is from the actual talk:

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Dag, my chrome dome has almost completely breached the pate-fringe!