On the 11th of September, my lovely colleague Tina and I flew over the small pond to attend Generate – the first conference organized by .net magazine.
Continue reading Write-up of the Generate Conference
My talk at gotoAndSki(‘Switzerland’) was about cognitive psychology and what we can learn from psychology to create better interaction design. The video (kindly uploaded by Fernando Colaco) takes about an hour, so settle in with your lunch or a cup of evening tea before clicking “play” :)
Continue reading Video: my gotoAndSki(‘Switzerland’) talk
I’m fresh back from a short trip to the Swiss Alps where I had the privilege of speaking at the gotoAndSki conference.
The conference took place in the little town of Stechelberg in the middle of the Alps, and the scenery was absolutely breathtaking.
Continue reading Two thumbs up for gotoAndSki(‘Switzerland’)
Over the past three days, I’ve posted 3 blog posts with Presentation Ninja Tricks, and I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback on it – thank you :)
However, as Dennis B. Petersen pointed out to me, my posts, as any other he has read about presentation skills, are primarily focused on presentations for larger audiences. But, Dennis asked me, where are the tips for presentations with very limited audiences such as a meeting between a consultant and client, or a daily presentation in an organization? Presentations that to a great extent also function as a direct delivery of information and documentation?
Continue reading Presentation Ninja Tricks #4: Presenting for very small audiences
In the two previous posts, I’ve shared with you my Presentation Ninja Tricks on the first two phases of creating a presentation, Plan and Produce. Now it’s time to look at the final phase, Perform.
Continue reading Presentation Ninja Tricks #3: Perform
In the first post of this series, I shared with you how to get started with planning your presentation. In this post, we’ll focus on the second phase: Produce.
Continue reading Presentation Ninja Tricks #2: Produce
This post is the first of (so far) three posts about presentation skills. I’ve spent a lot of time writing down a list of good advice for people who do talks and presentations in all scale. So here you go, I hope you will find it useful.
Continue reading Presentation Ninja Tricks #1: Plan
gotoAndSki(‘Switzerland’) is only a few weeks away(!), and I absolutely can’t wait!
There will be a lot of great sessions to see. My talk will evolve around the field of cognitive psychology.
Cognitive psychology is about how we learn. How we perceive. How we react to things we interact with.
Continue reading Talking about psychology: description of my gotoAndSki talk
gotoAndSki Switzerland is not your usual conference. It takes place in the Swiss Alps on the 27th to 29th of January, and instead of talks during the day, the session schedule is at night to leave both attendees and speakers free to have fun on the slopes and enjoy the beautiful scenery during the day.
Continue reading I will be speaking at gotoAndSki Switzerland
Flash on the Beach 2010 was a very different experience from 2009 for me. First of all, I was here on my own this year, which gave me more of an opportunity to meet a lot of new people. That was really a huge high point of the conference, as I’ve mentioned in a previous post.
Another difference from 2009 was of course also the fact that this year, I was part of the Elevator Pitch session – an amazing experience that you can read much more about here.
And so in this post, I want to dwell a bit on the presentations. Initially, I set out to make a top 3 favorites listing. But I couldn’t. There was simply too many fantastic talks. So, after much consideration and hard prioritasion, I’ve narrowed it down to my 5 favorites:
Continue reading The Best of Flash on the Beach