My process for creating animated motion graphics is unconventional but it has distinct advantages over the industry standard method of using Adobe AfterEffects or CC Animate. Instead, I design a slide deck in Apple Keynote using slide transitions and object builds, export the timed presentation as a video file, and then edit it to time, […]
In March 2016, I participated in the IDEO CoLAB Makeathon 2016, an all-day workshop where we went through the IDEO design process to envision future applications for blockchain and Internet of Things technology. This article outlines my experience at the Makeathon, and the Sleep Conductor App Prototype our mighty team developed that day. The App […]
I attended my second hackathon this weekend, and my teammates were noticing all my keystroke magic tricks that help me quickly prototype professional-looking app mockups with remarkable speed. A teammate asked me what my secrets are, and so I decided to share it as a post. My keystroke magic is all built around AlfredApp, the […]
A friend is moving to Korea to start teaching a digital storytelling class to high school age students. He asked for some thoughts to get started, and I thought these notes might benefit other teachers of digital storytelling. Please feel free to add your ideas, questions, and suggestions for my friend in the comments section […]
If you’ve ever wanted to create an app for mobile, desktop, or the web, you might not know where to start. Creating interactive app mockups can help you explain your idea more clearly to collaborators, designers, developers, and investors. You could spend time and money mastering a specialized tool for wireframing, or you could use […]
I was recently asked to email a friend-of-a-friend, a librarian who was asked to do some Instructional Design in Canvas LMS. I’m reprinting my response in case it can benefit any other education/information professionals who are just getting started designing courses in an online setting. Welcome to the world of Instructional Design! Don’t feel bad […]
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