still working some kinks out

this new blog is on wordpress and I am still figuring out how it all works – specifically accepting comments. so, apologies if you have tried to comment and been unsuccessful – I am working to figure out where all the settings are. Many years using MT had me trained in that system of settings….

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Conducting a workshop at the 2008 IA Summit – register now!

I am conducting a preconference workshop, with my esteemed colleagues Christian Crumlish and Lucas Pettinati, on building a pattern library and using patterns and code libraries to build sites. The official title: Design patterns: from interaction to design to build The full workshop description is posted on the conference website. I highly recommend you check…

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Not Just a Number

One of the cool things about now working on the Yahoo! Developer Network, is finding out about all the cool things people are doing with the technologies and services we offer. Not Just a Number is one of those. Featured here in a YDN Theater Video released last week, Sean Connelly and Katy Newton talk…

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Thinking About Transitions

In articles I have written for Boxes and Arrows, I have spoken about the designer, the individual contributor making the transition to management. I now find that I am in a position of transition in my career and am seeking advice and words of wisdom. We recently went through a reorg at work, as I…

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obligatory end of year post

it’s the last day of the year and I think I should be reflecting on things from this past year. It was a year of constants and change at the job – lots of expansion of the Platform role and the team. I hired 13 awesome people to the team. The end of the year…

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New job, new blog

As of this week I have new and different responsibilities at Yahoo! I now head up the ued team responsible for the Yahoo! Developer Network. Having been the creator and driver of the Pattern Library, this is a nice logical next step. Open is a big bet for us and creating a great environment for…

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