Tagged with “sxsw2009” (22)
Believe it or not both Amazon and Flickr have failed miserably at Web Services. In this talk we’ll take a look at their failures, show how they could be fixed, and show how to properly use REST principles to create Web Services that don’t fail.
Gregg Pollack, Rails Envy
The transition from physical to virtual spaces means that there is less opportunity to physically interact in public spaces. Historically public spaces were used for celebration, today they are used for anonymous mobile calls. We would like to explore the ways in which the tangible aspect of physical space might be re-introduced into our virtual interactions through an exploration and discussion of - among other things - responsive architecture.
Mouna Andraos, Electronic Crafts
Francesca Birks, Arup
Molly Wright Steenson, Princeton University School of Architecture
Ben [neb] Cerveny, AFK Stamen Gamelayers etc
Tired of making web sites that work absolutely perfectly but just don’t look nice? If so, then The Principles of Beautiful Web Design is for you. A simple, easy-to-follow guide, illustrated with plenty of full-color examples, this book will lead you through the process of creating great designs from start to finish. Good design principles are not rocket science, and using the information contained in this book will help you create stunning web sites.
Jason Beaird, Cyberwoven
If you work at a game company, research means understanding play, not analyzing boring spreadsheets. Meet Big Fish Games and Pogo funologists and learn how listening and watching gamers transforms product and web design. We share different innovative guerilla (discount) and traditional research methods to inspire user-centered design.
Moderator: Laura Porto Stockwell, Publicis in the West
Julie Ratner, Big Fish Games
Erica Firment, Second Life
Tracy Fullerton, USC Interactive Media
Jason Schklar, Initial Experience Consulting
While many assert that "privacy is dead," the complex ways in which people try to control access and visibility suggest that it’s just very confused. Rather than throwing the baby out with the bath water, let’s discuss people’s understanding and experiences of privacy and find ways to 2.0-ify it.
danah boyd, Microsoft Research
Judith Donath, MIT Media Laboratory
Siva Vaidhyanathan, University of Virginia
Alice Marwick, New York University
This talk covers the future of brand and design innovation in an increasingly fragmented world. It’s not a discussion on new or emerging technologies, but rather a conversation about new and emerging mindsets.
Jamie Monberg, Hornall Anderson
iPhone 2.0, Android, Flash Lite 3.0, Streaming Video, Electronic Wallets, Mobile technology is growing rapidly and becoming an intrinsic part of consumer mentality. Hear the experts discuss the role of mobile in today’s lifestyle, discuss emerging technology, and predict national and international trends.
Rob Gonda, Sapient
Juan-Carlos Morales, Sapient Interactive
‘Social Media Marketing’ is the start of a conversation about marketing communications using social media forms, including internet sites and mobile telecommunication sources. The book discusses the importance of data and analytics both in helping to monetize these media, and in improving the way that the owners of these media market themselves. Marketers wishing to communicate with customers, or potential customers via social media need to adopt a new set of skills and techniques to be effective. The need for dialogue and involvement, for engagement, is paramount. This book discusses solutions that allow marketers to target and measure their activities within social media.
Alan Moore, Smlxl Ltd
If the web provides so many ways to connect with audiences, why are we all stuck telling the same story with our designs? Hear from a panel of storytelling experts on the importance of narrative and art direction online to break away from static and boring experiences.
Jason Santa Maria
Daniel Burka, Digg/Pownce
Nicholas Felton, feltron.com
Emily Gordon, emdashes.com / printmag.com
Ian Adelman, nymag.com
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