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FOWD: Holy Cheesophile! A presentation that’s practical

For a while now, I’ve been trying to adopt the Beyond Bullet Points presentation style outlined in Cliff Atkinson’s book of the same name. Some…

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FOWD: This part of the program made me want a drink too

The Photoshop Face-off: Guys v. Gals

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FOWD: Print is the New Web

As a public relations practitioner who does a good bit of design for both print and web, this topic intrigued me. Elliot Jay Stocks is…

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FOWD: User experience v. brand experience

Steve Pearce of Poke and Andy Clarke of Stuff and Nonsense had presentations that basically boil down to the fact that you have to remember…

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FOWD: Finding inspiration from design

Patrick McNeil kicked off FOWD this morning with design examples from his aggregation site Design Meltdown. His ideas for “living” inspiration–know your sources, practice, and…

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Look at map … reorient … walk 50 ft … repeat

I’ve decided I am directionally hopeless. It’s bad enough on a grid, but give me streets that curve and slope and go round and through…

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I wasn’t going to say anything, but …

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A new view on Pride and Prejudice

I’ve always really liked the story of Pride and Prejudice, but heretofore reading it was a little ambitious for me. With it’s stilted phrasing and…

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NA-deee-NAA!

After calling Nadina and subsequently dropping off my bag at her flat, I decided to wander a bit (with my map, of course!) until she…

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Misconceptions: Part 1

Why did I think that London was the cradle of Caucasian-ism? Nadina’s, flat is in a very nice area, just about five minutes from the…

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