The Communication Studio

How May I Help You?

Who I am: Adaptable, innovative and insightful, I hit the ground running and excel in a challenging environment ... strategic, leader, brainstormer, problem solver, mentor, advocate. Great "dirt under the fingernails"

Looks a lot like my printed resume, works like a webpage.

Screenshot: Responsive Mobile

Examples of my Work: Screenshots, Thumbnail Overview, Challenges, Solutions, Deliverables, Clickable Demosites, Showcases, etc.

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Find it Fast. Here's How.

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This  tag cloud  is a keyword guide to my engagements "by topic".

Each Showcase connects you to the relevant recent engagements in a specific topic area

 Demosite Index

Dynamic Wireframes: Active HTML/CSS models, demonstrating navigation, behaviors, workflow, techniques, branding

What UxP does over the course of an engagement ... 28 examples

How we deliver usability: Some thoughts & methods... like the TCS Zen Garden

How we define the craft: Architecture, Design, Process, Documentation

UxP Umbrella

Why we do usability: What Uxp Is, our Role, the Vision Thing

Sort of a blog - just a collection of Ideas, Opinions and Insights like... Winky Dink and You.

The Wayback Machine

I've been working in this interactive media arena for more than 30 years. I believe that a lot of my "old" experience has been relevant - even if it's not all that recent. These are the roots of my career in usability : How do I think? Here are a few hints.

Screenshot: Instinet

Transactional Surge Pioneering online business applications, Early Web, transitional technologies: Hypercard, Visual Basic

Videotex

Before We Called It the Web "The First Wave" of graphical interactive online services: Videotex, Cabletext, Teletext, Videodisks, Electronic Signage

Portapak Lifestyle

The New Synthesis The New Media Emerges: Video, community cable, dance, documentaries, arts progrmming, news research, advocacy, animation, commercial art

TCS Paper

User Experience - in its various guises - has been my passion since I first joined the digital interactive design profession.

Here are some presentations from those at early days...

Some of it was actually insightful - and even relevant to issues that we deal with today.

Graeduate  Paper

I was one of the first students to graduate with a Masters Degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program in the Spring of 1981.

Here's a collection of my course papers ... There are some naive assumptions, some cogent analysis, and some remarkably prescient solutions.

Enhanced Sports info page
Successfully marketed these productivity tools for the emerging interactive arena (1984): Templates, meta-tagging, clipart, "responsive design", multi-platform capability, construction engines
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Innovating with the new media: An integrated Template/Metadata Tagger design platform, animated video jukebox, face-maker, and of course .... games