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Eyes on the Road!

Cars and smart phones do not mix, at least not well. According to the Official US Government Website for Distracted Driving (yes, it’s that bad), thousands of people are killed each year in accidents involving a distracted driver, and the numbers are steadily climbing. There…

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Creativity Is Not A 9-5 Job

Design is an applied art, where creativity is married to business. Creativity and business are not always particularly compatible. One stays up all night, bingeing on brownies, exhaling the stars, while the other wakes with the birds every morning and captures the flag. True creativity…

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Announcing… Kicker 3.0

Kicker 3.0: Germination and Transition – Spring 2013 Do you guys have a bunch of trumpets handy? Great, because Kicker’s bursting with jubilation! (Ok, here’s where you should start trumpeting.) Please welcome our very own Jody Medich to the position of CEO. We’ve been under…

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Viva La Fidget

Humans run on energy. We have lots of it. Sometimes it comes out in quirky ways. We squirm around, tap our feet, twirl our pens… even when we’re tired and lethargic, we gulp down some coffee and KAPOW! we’re back to being our twiddling, jiggling,…

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Kicker seeking P/T Studio/Personal Assistant

Do you have what it takes to be a Kicker? Kicker Studio, a small boutique design company specializing in digital and physical interfaces, is looking for a Studio/Personal Assistant to join our team. Job responsibilities:-Serve as the front face of Kicker Studio-Facilitate inter-office communications-Answer phone,…

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Screens Make Me Sick

Screens make me sick. Like, literally sick. I get very bad motion sickness. I can’t use technology in any moving vehicle, not even on a train. Every time I get on BART, I get really jealous that everyone else is able to retreat into their…

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What I learned about technology from my dog…

What I learned about technology from my dog… Dogs understand, communicate and serve like any good robot should. By observing my dog, I came to appreciate how to design interfaces that could properly communicate with people. Dog is man’s best friend, right? That’s because they…

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NUI… so much more than “invisible UI”

The world is full of haters. Yep, some people just like to criticize. We came across a blog post recently that took quite a negative view on NUI design and quite honestly mis-represented, or perhaps under-represented the true breadth and power of the innovative design…

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I Hate Technology

I hate technology. Seriously, nothing can make me as angry as technology can, because technology doesn’t care about me. I mean this literally. It has no emotion, so it can’t care. What’s worse is it can’t even fake it properly. It’s totally oblivious! It doesn’t…

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Things we’re kicking around: content across multiple devices

As you may have guessed from our survey the other day, we’re thinking about how people consume content on individual devices and in an ecosystem of devices for an OEM in Silcon Valley. Conquering a single device is much easier than the ecosystem, both for…

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New blog post: Eyes on the Road! Or why my car should NOT be a giant smartphone on wheels: http://t.co/O4Z8OJ3N6S4 hours ago