A more Mindful experience

I recently took a Mindfulness-based emotional intelligence course for leaders called Search Inside Yourself. It’s a two-day course, and I learnt a ton of really good stuff about Mindfulness, Self awareness, Self management, Motivation, Empathy and Leadership. Mindfulness is the awareness that arises from paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment in theContinue reading “A more Mindful experience”

Google SOS Alerts

Something new. Happy to have played a small part in this. The team work on developing the idea, naming, branding, language, and created some some high level UX/UI and design guidelines to help this important feature rollout consistently across our platforms and products. In times of crisis, access to timely, actionable info is crucial soContinue reading “Google SOS Alerts”

Alan Partridge on ‘Interaction Design’

Alan illustrates a hierarchy of alerts within the dashboard / fascia control system of the Rover 200. Wait for the reaction to the 2nd suggestion from Lynn. In the Linton Travel Tavern car-park Alan is completely bored and has called Lynn into the car for some ‘paid conversation’. He’s further exasperated as he doesn’t knowContinue reading “Alan Partridge on ‘Interaction Design’”

SenseWall. More than Multi-Touch

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8660060&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=00adef&fullscreen=1 SenseWall (preliminary) from Tiago Serra on Vimeo. I love a bit of this. Read the detail over at Create Digital Motion: http://createdigitalmotion.com/2010/06/sensewall-open-free-platform-for-multi-touch-more-wants-your-work/

5 Music Apps for the iPad

Guilty as charged, an iPad post on the launch weekend. Bear with me – I’ll keep it short. Videos only! Korg iEelectribe RDJDJ RJC1000 Mixr http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf AirHarp GrooveMaker Early days yet but it could be a great device for learning / reading / playing.

LifeStream by Experientia

via youtube.com Snazzy lifestream interface by Experientia. Like it, but it looks a bit overblown and complex at the moment. Interesting though. Blurb below: Experientia designed and prototyped an interactive interface for visualising large quantities of information. The first phase of the project created a benchmark document that presented a gallery of existing visualisation modelsContinue reading “LifeStream by Experientia”

Windows 7 Sneak Preview

Microsoft have dropped the word Vista from all their advertising; but under the hood they’re making changes too. It was big news when they removed bundled apps from Window 7 so they can focus on the core OS; meaning faster development and quicker smaller updates. They’re also making smaller important UI tweaks and improvements. WindowsContinue reading “Windows 7 Sneak Preview”