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bmoreresponsive-tag Bmoresponsive: Responsive Goodness! 

June 17, 2014

How could we anticipate the implementation challenges we would face when our pixels turned to percentages and our image requests made our little phones want to turn off and go to sleep?

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Hannah and Donald Trump -thumb I Just Found Out I’m A Corporate Sell-Out 

March 18, 2014

Recently I sat on a panel at the Windup Space, addressing students on the subject of “Finding Your Career Path in the Arts.” It’s impressive that these young folks are thinking so diligently about a 5-year, 10-year, even life-long plan.

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houseofcardsdrawing-thumb Your Site is Washington. Your Users Are in a House of Cards 

March 17, 2014

What if, rather than imagine them as real people, we tried to imagine our site users as characters on a TV show?  

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gameOfThrones-illustration Your Site is Westeros. Your Users Are Pawns in a Game of Thrones 

September 13, 2013

We have found that certain TV shows contain user personas instructive to—or at the least entertaining us during—our work as information architects.  If a TV show is a website, then its characters are the site’s users. 

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Lostillustration Your Site is an Island. Your Users are LOST (Season 1) 

March 26, 2013

As IA’s, we often have to step back and try to imagine our client’s world through their eyes… and their users’ eyes… at the same time. What if, rather than imagine them as real people, we tried to imagine users as characters on a TV show?

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Imaginary Tools for Imaginary Jobs 

November 4, 2010

Sometimes when I’m teaching a class to web professionals and trying to clarify the difference between database structures, CMS content types, and metadata taxonomy terms, I start to get a very funny feeling. A form of delirium really.