I picked up a copy of MX today, (sophisticated reading I know) and noticed this advertisement by State Rail. It warns that anti social behaviour will attract an on the spot fine. I thought Aggressive Guy was pretty close to a persona in marketing. Not a very fleshed out persona I’ll admit, but I think we have all come across someone like this. Bogans, you have been warned!
Climate change, Copenhagen, Emission Trading Schemes, K Rudd, Malcolm Turnbull … it all gets a bit much sometimes. I don’t know about you, but the media landscape on this topic overwhelms me. So I am going to dedicate some time to reading Climate Debate Daily. It is information architecture for information overload.
I really appreciate when people share their definitions of job descriptions within the web industry. I just finished reading this post, Why front-end developers are so important to the future of businesses on the web [Sep 24, 2009] by Paul Carvill, a web developer for the Guardian.
Hereford Street and Surrounds was made with my boyfriend and housemates for a friend’s 50th birthday. All four of us contributed to the photos on an afternoon running around Glebe and Forest Lodge. I then did minor Photoshop tweaking and layout. Pretty easy stuff, for great effect.
Yesterday I discovered a great online tool, or thought I had. Coming across the site I went to add it to my Delicious bookmarks—but I had already added the site in 2006!
May 21 and 22 was the 7th webDU and my 3rd as part of the Daemon team who organise the event. WebDU is a technology conference, primarily but not solely, focused on developers. Amongst all the code and whiz bang-ery this year was an entire track dedicated to the consulting and planning side of projects: Team/UX (user experience). The room was packed for the whole two days.
I was chatting to a friend recently. She works in house as a marketer and is also responsible for the production of graphic materials — ads, posters, business cards, brochures and the like. What has happened, rarely, but disastrously, is incorrect phone numbers appearing on print material that was proofed and approved by the internal client.