SXSW Highlights Day 1

ryancousett Conferences, Development, HTML5, Nerdy, SXSW2015, UX, Work

Designing for Trust Michael Boeke Co-founder/Product Designer Synap Michael Boeke is a designer, product guy, and startup veteran, who is currently developing a new product. He focuses on applying a designer’s approach and modern technology to shake-up traditional (boring) industries. The technology industry is on a quest to build frictionless, seemingly magical, experiences for our users. In the effort to …

SXSW IFTTT Recipes

ryancousett Nerdy, SXSW2015

Part of the awesomeness of SXSW is the idea of free everything. Tons of parties and tons of free food and stuff. These two recipes will alert you when there are party alerts and free food alerts. Watch these Twitter feeds for more information. SXSW Party Alerts SXSW Free Food Alerts

SXSW Interactive Tips and Tricks

ryancousett Nerdy, SXSW2015

SXSW is a little over a month away this post has just some general info of where to go when what to do when and how to start to wrap your head around the best tech conference out there. General Info Dates Registration Registration will be open in the Austin Convention Center (ACC), Exhibit Hall 1 from Thursday, March 12 …

New Job DI & Drunken Coding Anniversary

ryancousett Nerdy, Remember, Work

Cousett spent the week after her surgery resting, recovering and getting excited for a new jump in life. Just previous to the surgery she had accepted a job at DrillingInfo as an Instructional Designer. Very excited about this position just a week after her surgery day 1 on the new job came along. DrillingInfo is fundamentally changing oil and gas …

Creating Awesome Presentations with WordPress

ryancousett Cool, Grad School, Nerdy, WordPress

We’ve all heard of the death by PowerPoint phenomenon. Although those standards are still necessary, there are new tools out there to create presentations in a more accessible and interactive way. One new method that I have been trying for the past 3 years in grad school is to use this platform, WordPress, to publish my presentations. These presentations have the advantages …