Super Mario Bros. 3 Level Design Lessons →
I always knew that Mario was a brilliantly designed series. I never knew quite how brilliant. Incredibly interaction design.
Frank Turner - Peggy Sang the Blues Frank Turner...
I got into TechStars (as an intern)!
I am fortunate enough to be a part of the TechStars Boulder summer class of 2011! Starting in about a week, I’ll be one of three associates selected to help the program run smoothly in the Bunker this summer. Getting to go through TechStars at any capacity is an honor, I think. I applied for this position last summer and didn’t get in; I wasn’t ready. It’s hard to classify the progress someone...
11 Tips for Becoming a Better Writer
Written communication is so underrated. Even your tweets say a lot about you. Here are some quick tips to help you become a better writer quickly: Write out each main point you want to hit in a piece. Those bullets lead your effort and are each piece of your argument. Support those points to show you know what you’re talking about. Proofread your work. Read what you’ve written out loud as...
How to Design the Perfect Product
Think of a product you use regularly that’s perfect - or as close as you can get to perfect. It does exactly what you expect it will. The way you interface with it is designed in such a way that you don’t even notice it. How did they design that product? How do I design something that perfect? That’s what I hope you’re asking yourself. Last weekend I got to take part in...
Figure Out Your Content's Flow
(Photo: JohnnyHype1) There’s a lot of time and attention online devoted to the personal brand, from techniques on crafting your brand to managing it, blah blah blah. Stop for a second and ask yourself “Where do I want my traffic to funnel into?” What is the flow of everything I do online? Where am I directing new readers, new fans, et cetera? Yesterday, I deleted my other...
Remember, children are our future, and the majority of them are B students. If...– Scott Adams, Creator of Dilbert - “How to Get a Real Education at College” One of the best articles I’ve read in a long time.
NY Times - Is Sugar Toxic? →
A great read about sugar, disease and our bodies. Pages 1-3 are backstory on the sugar struggle in science and with the FDA. 4-9 are informative. It reads quickly, don’t be deterred by the 9 pages.