Talking Tweets – Early September 2010

Adam Churchill

September 23rd, 2010

You know we like to share resources that make your job a little easier. Talking Tweets, will periodically summarize the more popular tweets from the Twitterverse that caught our attention. Don’t want to wait a week or two for these resources? Follow UIE on Twitter now and get updated instantly.

We get excited when folks do cool things with our Boss’ presentations:

Rachel Hinman’s (@hinman) awesome sketchnote of Jared’s #UXAustralia session

Whitney Quesenbery (@whitneyq), a recent UIE Virtual Seminar presenter, and her coauthor Kevin Brooks (@storykevin) just love to share storytelling ideas to help you do your job better.

Juicy stories sell design ideas, add the emotional level to persuasion. See how. (UXmatters)

Our friend Kristina Halvorson (@halvorson) and her gang at Brain Traffic (@braintraffic) share this:

Writers are asked all the time: How do you get ideas for your stories? Jennifer Egan dedicated a website to the answer.

A couple UIE alums are putting on a cool workshop on prototyping:

Boston UX workshops from UIE alums @bokardo & @cperfetti: Designing for Social Web & Paper Prototyping

If you’re not following Andrew Maier’s blog, you should. UX Booth (@uxbooth) is loaded with all sorts of UX resources for your team. And the tweets from them point us to even more. We thought this one on UX diagrams was worthy of revisiting.

New on UX Booth: Must-see UX Diagrams .

The folks at Crayola (@Crayola) make color seem so simple. But it’s not, is it?

How much time do you spend thinking about color in your design? Here’s an interesting post on how colors affect purchases .

What can we learn from video games, even older ones?

Oh so cool – you got to try it! RT @UIE: Who needs Flash? HTML5 Asteroids.(Hat tip: @threefour)

What have you been thinking about this week? What resources rolled in that you’d like to share? Let the UIE followers know by adding your comment below.

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