What I learned from Gary Vaynerchuk at FOWA

Gary Vaynerchuk – @garyvee – Wine Library TV. Just do it – don’t procrastinate Don’t be lazy – Stop watching LOST and get to work! Quit your dead end job and work at 7-11 while working on your dream. Gary was very funny and inspiring! This was a great speech for the last one ofContinue reading “What I learned from Gary Vaynerchuk at FOWA”

What I learned from Francisco Tolmasly at FOWA

Francisco Tolmasly – 280 North – How to create powerful web app user interfaces using Objective-J and Cappuccino Objective-J – Strict superset, no compiling, open source Cappuccino – Web app. framework Atlas – app. UI design made easy, uses redundant code used all the time in a UI. (eg. sliders, buttons). Out this summer, inContinue reading “What I learned from Francisco Tolmasly at FOWA”

What I learned from Joel Spolsky at FOWA

Joel Spolsky – Joel on Software – How to Achieve Tech Team Nirvana The smaller the team the better Productivity is mostly hurt by interruptions Having meetings after lunch – so people are more attentive (not hungary or previously doing something productive) Office equipment is very important for productivity – get a aeron chair, adjustableContinue reading “What I learned from Joel Spolsky at FOWA”

What I learned from Aza Raskin at FOWA

Aza Raskin – Mozilla – Order from Chaos – Future of the web People, tabs, and no maps in email? New web app. from Mozilla does this – Ubiquity – See the web the way you want to see it. Ubiquity is useful for somethings, but basically takes the Google API – maps, translator, etc.Continue reading “What I learned from Aza Raskin at FOWA”

What I learned from Kristina Halvorson at FOWA

Kristina Halvorson – Brain Traffic – Outside the interface: more words to worry about Designing for content Keep a content inventory Create a style guide – doesn’t have to be a book – more like an outlined plan Track copy as it comes to you – don’t get rid of it because you could useContinue reading “What I learned from Kristina Halvorson at FOWA”