I love to make things.

Here are some examples. I have three email lists called Big New Things, New Things, and just Things, wrote an essay called McDonald's Theory, have given many talks including one at SXSW called How Great Design Ruins Experience and another one called Design While Shipping, designed an app for a voice transcription company called Jott that launched on the app store on day one and was #1 in productivity for a while, designed a concert poster for an anonymous musician named Slow Magic, wrote an essay named Design Courage, am writing a book I'm jokingly calling I Hope You Like Words, host a monthly meetup called Design Play Seattle that's a lot of fun, wrote a design blog and book called Design Dare, worked at frog design, wrote a book on design called The Thing About Jetpacks, have three children, was a design lead on Windows Phone, run a company called UX Launchpad, worked at the Art Institute of Seattle for a year teaching designers about code, launched three successful Kickstarter campaigns called For One Hundred Of Our Closest Friends, ran a short lived and beloved blog called Fuck Jetpacks, draw an ongoing comic called Yet Another Comic, wrote an essay called "Of Course" Design, designed an email game called The Long Talk, designed and wrote the code for TV's Big Brother 3, created a micro-blogging site called Yay Bouquet, redesigned the mainframe for Computer Associates, am the co-author of Design Explosions, a new kind of design critique,, designed several board games when I was a kid, give away all my sketchbooks, currently work at Twitter, and I wrote this silly webpage.

My current status:

It's the weekend! I'm spending time with my family right now.