Legend of the Greasepole gets the Silverlight 4 + Analytics treatment

Legend of the Greasepole has been ported to Silverlight 4 and reincarnated on http://greasepole.net. Greasepole is the long-suffering game about multimedia tribute to the inexplicable Engineering traditions at Queen’s University in Canada. Over 50 students contributed to the project back in the day. There’s a significant AI component to Greasepole – the autonomous “frosh” characters have… Continue reading Legend of the Greasepole gets the Silverlight 4 + Analytics treatment

Four Perspectives on Delivering ‘Return on Experience’ Follow-up Notes

And now, as promised, the link-laced follow-up to this week’s “Four Perspectives on delivering ‘Return on Experience.’” Our UX Gurus on the panel were: Susan Greenfield, a Senior UX Designer at Infusion Ernie Taylor, a Project Manager at Infusion Bill Baldasti, the VP of Canadian Accounts for Infusion Daniel Cox, an Interactive Designer at Frozen… Continue reading Four Perspectives on Delivering ‘Return on Experience’ Follow-up Notes

Four Perspectives on Delivering ‘Return on Experience’

I’m looking forward to the conversation at this Metro Toronto .NET Users Group meeting: Four Perspectives on Delivering ‘Return on Experience’ We’ve heard a lot recently, from Microsoft and others, about the importance of user experience (UX) and delivering ‘return on experience’ to clients. Tools like Sketchflow for prototyping, Expression Blend for visual design, and… Continue reading Four Perspectives on Delivering ‘Return on Experience’

TechDays 2008: Silverlight Samurai Skills

Thanks to everyone who came out to my Silverlight Samurai Skills presentations this morning in Toronto, and to Microsoft Canada for inviting me to present at this event. When the Canadian team does events, they do them really big – and really well! I hope you found the sessions useful and engaging.  They certainly provided… Continue reading TechDays 2008: Silverlight Samurai Skills