Multidevice Mambo: UX Choreography Among Gadgets
Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:00PM
110 E 2nd St
Your UI is no longer a dance solo; it has to interact with many devices and platforms. Even for a single service, the stage is jammed with digital performers. We leap from phone to tablet to PC—and now watches, appliances, even jewelry are lighting up with new intelligence. Learn to choreograph experiences with the whole troupe in mind. This talk spins through a whirling fandango of practical techniques for helping users glide among interfaces, even step between digital and physical. Know when your UI should lead or follow. Adopt the rhythm of sound and silence. And most of all, avoid stepping on the user's feet. UI design is cha-cha-cha changing; learn to keep up with the tempo.
Josh Clark is founder of Big Medium, a design agency specializing in connected devices, mobile experiences, and responsive web design. His clients include Samsung, Time Inc, TechCrunch, Entertainme...Show the rest
Josh Clark is founder of Big Medium, a design agency specializing in connected devices, mobile experiences, and responsive web design. His clients include Samsung, Time Inc, TechCrunch, Entertainment Weekly, eBay, O’Reilly Media, and many others. Josh has written several books, including “Designing for Touch” (A Book Apart, 2015) and “Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps” (O’Reilly, 2010). He speaks around the world about what’s next for digital interfaces.
Before the internet swallowed him up, Josh was a producer of national PBS programs at Boston’s WGBH. He shared his three words of Russian with Mikhail Gorbachev, strolled the ranch with Nancy Reagan, hobnobbed with Rockefellers, and wrote trivia questions for a primetime game show. In 1996, he created the uberpopular “Couch-to-5K” (C25K) running program, which has helped millions of skeptical would-be exercisers take up jogging. (His motto is the same for fitness as it is for software user experience: no pain, no pain.)Hide the rest