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Advanced Simplicity?

Last week I attended Giles Colborne’s talk on ‘Advanced Simplicity’, hosted by the EBI Interfaces Forum at the EBI, Hinxton.  What struck me in particular in his talk was the clear parallel between what he refers to as ‘mainstreamers‘ and…

UX Cambridge 2011

      The first ever UX Cambridge conference is taking place on November 10-11th this year and I am thrilled to have been invited to speak at the event. The programme looks packed with interesting stuff, including a speed-sketching…

Witch gives UX talk at the EBI

  Yesterday was the first time I have ever presented a talk on UX dressed as a witch!  The talk was about how we propose to apply user-centered design processes internally at the EBI for a current project.  Several other…

DrupalCon 2011 in London – well, Croydon actually

I’m now at DrupalCon 2011 in Fairfield Halls and Croydon College, South London. Today I’m learning the basics in the Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Drupal pre-conference training – we are learning: why Drupal? how does it work? how to create…

ISMB/ECCB 2011 in Vienna

19th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and 10th European Conference on Computational Biology 2011 (ISMB/ECCB) I’ve recently returned from ISMB/ECCB.  It was another good conference and, as usual, was particularly well attended by colleagues from the…