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Notes From The Edge

Simon Collison
November 25, 2011

Notes From The Edge

Edge Of The Web, Perth, Australia, July 2011

Simon Collison

November 25, 2011
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  1. Notes
    From The Edge
    Simon Collison
    Edge of the Web, July 2011
    @colly colly.com

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  2. edge
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  3. Inspiration

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  4. Donovan Claus Sharapova

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  5. Part one
    The individual

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  7. Strengths & values

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  8. To progress and to create work of
    substance or even greatness, we
    each must start by knowing our
    values, our strengths, and the level
    of expertise we seek
    Strengths and values

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  9. Learning

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  10. The sad, beautiful fact that
    we’re all going to miss almost
    everything.
    Linda Holmes

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  13. Craftsmanship

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  14. Cra smanship is a basic human
    impulse: the desire to do a job
    well for its own sake.
    Cra smanship

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  16. Our tools

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  17. Tools are the scaffold for what we
    produce, the enablers, they help us
    bring our ideas to fruition.
    Our tools

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  20. Inquiry

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  21. Inquiring beyond the “necessary”
    to explore other areas, look at
    things differently, and bring these
    findings back into our work.
    Inquiry

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  23. Think smarter

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  24. Individual lines of inquiry are what
    will, more than anything else, drive
    us to develop greater maturity of
    the discipline of web design.
    Think smarter

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  25. Part two
    The wider web

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  26. Visual grammar

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  27. A rich alphabet of components such as
    line and point, structure, color, shapes,
    rhythm, and movement, which we use
    to shape our messages
    Visual grammar

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  29. Mistakes

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  30. Those who never made a mistake
    never made anything.
    Proverb

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  32. Patterns &
    interactions

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  33. The screen brings with it different
    kinds of challenges for visual design,
    some of which occur exclusively in
    interactive media.
    Jason Santa Maria

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  34. The frame

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  35. The frame of reference marks the
    outer limits of a design and defines
    an area within which the created
    elements and le -over blank space,
    if any, all work together.
    The frame

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  40. http://www.chromeexperiments.com/detail/browser-ball/

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  41. http://wallswaps.com/

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  42. http://wallswaps.com/

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  43. Systems

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  44. We don’t design web pages.
    We design systems.
    Systems

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  46. http://gregorywood.co.uk/ http://jasonsantamaria.com/

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  47. Vocabulary

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  48. It's my belief that our community
    has a shared responsibility to
    expand this visual language as it
    applies to the ebb and flow of the
    web, and in turn evolve our wri en
    and verbal vocabulary.
    Vocabulary

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  49. Responsive
    Web Design

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  50. The terms responsive and adaptive
    are distinct yet related, and have
    evolved naturally from outdated
    web-based layout terminology
    Responsive web design

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  53. What next?

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  55. We are the web. We are the makers,
    the explorers, the end users.
    What next?

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  56. Finally

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  58. The
    in the
    ordinary
    extraordinary

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  59. Thank you
    Simon Collison
    @colly
    h p://colly.com

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