Derek Featherstone's Box of Chocolates: You never know what you're going to get

Box of Chocolates


Tracking the Spread of Ideas

The strength of a social networking site is its connections. If we don’t can’t see those connections or don’t have a mechanism to explore new connections, the social networking site has failed in at least one of its goals. Some simple changes to core functionality will help social networking sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+ improve the quality of their networks.

October 13, 2011

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Workshops, Conferences and More

Notes and notices about conferences I’m speaking at and workshops that we’re giving over the next few months.

When is the right time for accessibility?

Some thoughts on Bespin and making emerging and experimental technologies accessible.

March 22, 2009

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Seriously Motivating Copy

A brief look at a piece of direct marketing I wish we had thought of.

March 8, 2009

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Design > Compatibility

Great design is more than just compatibility. I love my iPhone’s headphones precisely for this reason.

August 5, 2008

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A Fresh Start

It is time to get a fresh start. The old design wasn’t inspiring me, and frankly it was a bit of a pain to administer. Like many bloggers, I cobbled it together with some duct tape and glue, hoping it would stand the test of time and serve as an outlet for my need to […]

July 10, 2008

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