Aug 03, 2009 - Leading and influential web design firms, Happy Cog and Airbag Industries today announced a merger, combining forces to create a super-agency of web design and development industry leaders. Known as Happy Cog, the newly merged agency secures a position as leader of industry best practices with influential connections to industry-leading technology and the brightest minds in web design and development.
Jul 31, 2009 - Today, An Event Apart posts an interview with two An Event Apart Boston 2009 attendees, Nick Sergeant and Pete Karl, who designed and developed an application during the two-day conference and took it live during the event. The application, A Feed Apart, was created using Django, django-syncr, and the Twitter and Flickr APIs in order to aggregate all attendee-posted information in one place.
Jul 17, 2009 - Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced that it has extended the deadline for entries for the 2009 Ideas that Matter design grant program to the postmarked date of July 31. Sappi Fine Paper North America partnered with Project M, to find out the social causes and other ideas that were top of mind among conference attendees. The program has awarded $9 million in grants to support causes that range from youth centers and health care awareness to wildlife protection and sustainability.
Jun 18, 2009 - An Event Apart announces the latest addition to the stellar speaker line-up for its upcoming event in Boston, taking place June 22-23, 2009. Joshua Porter, interface designer and founder of Massachusetts-based Bokardo Design, will present the session Designing with Psychology in Mind, exploring the web designer's latest role as "psychologist," thrust upon the industry by Twitter and its social software brethren.
Jun 15, 2009 - An Event Apart will feature an all-star lineup of speakers including Whitney Hess, a leading user experience design consultant and strategic partner with Happy Cog. Hess will explore techniques to help attendees find out who their users are, understand what they really need, and ensure that they are providing the right product for that audience. Hess highlights the best and worst experiences she finds in the virtual world, as well as the real world.
Apr 07, 2009 - An Event Apart has added Scott Thomas to its speaker lineup at An Event Apart Seattle, May 4-5, 2009 and An Event Apart Boston, June 22-23, 2009. Thomas was Design Director for the Obama Presidential campaign. Scott's session, Change the World (Wide Web)? will focus on using the web as both an accelerated form of communication and a vehicle that allows everyone to have a voice.
Mar 26, 2009 - An Event Apart announces the addition of Dan Cederholm, author, Bulletproof Web Design, to the speaker line-up at An Event Apart Seattle and Boston. Cederholm's talk, Implementing Design: Bulletproof A-Z, covers 26 ways to help your interface become more adaptable and work better in more browsers and devices. Dan's session takes place during An Event Apart Seattle, May 4-5 at the Bell Harbor Conference Center and An Event Apart Boston, June 22-23 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
Mar 17, 2009 - Flash on Tap, May 28-30 in Boston, will hold a private screening of Oscar-nominated, and Golden Globe award-winning Flash animated documentary feature, Waltz with Bashir. Director of Animation, Yoni Goodman to present the film and discuss the unique Flash-cutout animation technique created for the feature.