May 1st Reboot 2005 prompts pondering from Zeldman

Jeffrey Zeldman Presents The Daily Report After judging the college student entries in the May 1st Reboot 2005, Zeldman had some interesting comments. The comment I found most powerful is his assertion, “I am not worried about these mostly very talented designers; I am worried about what the schools are teaching them, and even more … Continue reading “May 1st Reboot 2005 prompts pondering from Zeldman”

Tuesday at SXSW Interactive

Drop that MP3 – Musicians Sound off on the Web was the first panel I attended today. It featured Kevin Arnold of Noise Pop, Scott Andrew LePera of, Annie Lin of and Chris Wetherell of They all seemed to agree that no model for music downloads will ever completely eliminate free file … Continue reading “Tuesday at SXSW Interactive”

Saturday at SXSW Interactive

The SXSW Interactive Conference got underway in Austin, Texas today. I was on hand for a few of the events. Brenda Laurel, the founder of Purple Moon and now Chair of the Graduate Media Design Program at Art Center College of Design gave the opening address. She’s the editor of a new book called Design … Continue reading “Saturday at SXSW Interactive”