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Forget willpower

As people start the traditional making and breaking of New Year’s resolutions, willpower seems to be at top of mind for many.  I have been ruminating on what I want to accomplish this year, and how I’ll put the right steps in place to get there.  I’m sure many of you have been doing the […]

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Connected – case studies

As I mentioned in an earlier post about the book Connected, I wanted to share a few of the case studies from the book that I found the most compelling.  I can’t believe I wrote that post in October 2009!  I have had this post in draft and finally pushed it through to the finish line, which […]

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Decisions, decisions

Several weeks ago I had the chance to participate in a webinar with Jonah Lehrer, who wrote the books How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist. The session was made available through my membership with the Creative Good UX Councils.  The introduction to Jonah and his work from Creative Good said that “Design is partially […]

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Linchpin

In early April 5th, I had the chance to participate in a free webinar with Linchpin author Seth Godin, thanks to Polar Unlimited’s service readitfor.me.  Although I haven’t read the book, the webinar gave me a good feel for the book and the author.  Here is what was discussed: What is a Linchpin, and why […]

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More on the iPod Touch

My two-and-a-half year old son Auden gets his share of screen time, because in addition to some time on the computer and with my iPod, he also plays Cars and Thomas the Train games on his Leapster.  However, the Leapster’s entry-level games are still somewhat frustrating for him, in part because the available combination of keys, touch […]

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