On this week’s podcast, we share an excerpt from Wordless Music on WNYC, a 4-part music program hosted by Jad, exploring the boundaries between classical and pop music. The series pairs rock and electronic musicians with more traditional chamber and new music performers, to create an entirely new concert experience. On this week’s selection, Jad waxes googly-eyed fan when he gets to talk about one of his favorite bands, Stars of the Lid.
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Is B2B marketing easier?
The subjectivity of a marketing strategy.
Is a marketing strategy in B2B best built over the medium term?
How B2B marketing is about all functions
The friendship model of marketing
In these recessionary times what should professional services be doing?
Outside trust starts with inside honesty.
Ethan Marcotte: Responsive Web Design Interview — The Way of Responsive Web Design | Design Interview
Ethan Marcottee explains responsive web design. He also takes us through his own process to building a responsive site which includes applying media queries and designing for the mobile.
The relationship between digital and physical products is larger than if it exists on a hard drive or a shelf. It’s the tension between access and ownership, searching and finding, sharing and collecting. It’s a dance between the visible and the invisible, and what happens when we’re forced to remember versus when we are allowed to forget. How does this affect usânot just as makers, but as consumers of these products? Does collecting things matter if we don’t revisit them? We may download, bookmark, tag, organize, and star, but what then?
Design (or if you preferâuser experience) is at a crossroads. In our globalized, hyper-connected world, users no longer need to wait for us to create experiences for them. As we debate the value of design thinking, the usefulness of the next API, or strive to craft the ultimate cross-platform experienceâusers are sorting this out on their own, using whatever service or technology is “good enough” for them at the time.
Welcome to the world of atoms. Remember when the mantra was that bits were more important than atoms? That we could dispense with physical things because information was all that mattered? Well, that was nonsense then and it is nonsense now.
This practical presentation is aimed at helping you get your mobile services into customers’ hands early in the design process, and the different ways of exploring mobile user experiences to better inform your design.
Addiction or devotion? The complexity of our relationships between connected experiences, devices and people is increasing. Stanley Kubrick once said a film “should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later”.