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 …

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 …

New Job Milestones!

ryancousett WordPress, Work

On August 5th I started my new job at Themeco. My job title is tentatively, a self-chosen name: “Code Artist”. Pretty snazzy no?! Less than a month working for this wonderful little company that has created possibly the world’s best theme – X, I have reached a new milestone! Today I reached 1000 replies in the forum! Woohoo!!! I would …

Start of the school year!

ryancousett Thoughts, Work

So it’s the start of the school year at St. Edward’s. Students are full of anticipation and new goodies for their dorm rooms. And I’m full of, well, meetings. This week before classes I’m averaging 4 hours of meetings a day. But despite the meetings I’m getting excited about the year. I’m in a new section of Freshman Studies, Religion …