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Kevin Flores
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Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Was going to work early this morning...  instead, discovered http://asciiarcade.braintreepayments.com via @braintree page source code. #BraintreeASCII
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Maelstrom! - oh yeah, that takes me back!
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An odd, but mostly great, assortment: 25 of the Most Desirable Objects Ever Made http://gizmodo.com/25-of-the-most-desirable-objects-ever-made-1618569474 #IndustrialDesign
We're surrounded by scores of gadgets so well-designed it's almost impossible not to fall in love with some of them. I wanted to share some of my personal favorites. The following set of images serves as a confession for me; call me crazy, but I adore these objects so much, that simply to touch and hold them causes a pleasant sensation in my nervous system.
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What not to do -> Taking It Too Far – When Persuasion Becomes Deception http://www.productpsychology.com/lesson-17-taking-it-too-far-when-persuasion-becomes-deception/ #ui #ux #darkpatterns
Lesson 17: Taking It Too Far – When Persuasion Becomes Deception. This week's lesson is curated by Harry Brignull, freelance UX Designer, Research Consultant, and founder of Dark Patterns. When you develop an understanding of psychology and the principles of persuasion, you're put in a position ...
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Irony. Latest Tech Trend: Products to Reduce Distraction and Boost Willpower – http://www.nirandfar.com/2015/02/distraction-tech.html via @nireyal#focus
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Yes -> "Design the user, not the experience" by @stefanroessler https://userbrain.net/blog/design-the-user#ui #ux #design #behavior
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Well-funded STEM education giant Code.org announced a new landmark this month.
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Preach. Infographic: a lot of startups valued at $1 billion or more put #design first http://www.fastcodesign.com/3042621/fast-feed/infographic-startups-valued-at-1-billion-or-more by @careydunne
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I like this "UX Project Checklist" - a very handy format by @sovesove http://uxchecklist.github.io/ #ux #productmanagement 
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Need weekend plans? (# 4 is my favorite, even if you're not a kid!) -> 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do http://www.ted.com/talks/gever_tulley_on_5_dangerous_things_for_kids
At TED U, Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, spells out 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do — and why a little danger is good for both kids and grownups.
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I'm ready to bake some awesomeness with this UX Recipe tool... http://uxrecipe.github.io/ #research #ux #ui #design #prototype
Discover, choose and estimate your next ux project tools & techniques.
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In case you thought Rodney Mullen was just a skateboarding legend... http://www.wired.com/2015/01/rodney-mullen/ #creative #polymath
More than 30 years after he invented most of the gravity-defying maneuvers that still form skateboarding's basic vocabulary, Rodney Mullen is enjoying a strange sort of second act as a Silicon Valley thought leader.
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Design Thinking for Non-Designers: Inspiration from the Field http://blog.coworks.com/design-thinking-for-non-designers-hack-your-path/  #ux #ui #design
You don’t have to be a designer to utilize creative thinking. Separate from analytical reasoning, learning to think outside the box can be a huge asset to your canon of skills. Whether you’re a creator in another discipline like interiors or writing, or you’re part of a marketing or business team, you can take cues…
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Occupation
Product Management, UI/UX - Enterprise, Consumer, Start-ups
Skills
Product Management, UI/UX - Design Hack and Programming Enthusiast (Web, Mobile, Arduino)
Employment
  • Verizon
    Lead Product Manager, Internet Services, 2013 - present
  • Flores Design Group
    Consultant, 2002 - 2014
  • i.am.plus, llc
    Product Manager, 2012 - 2013
  • Dipdive.com
    Product Manager, 2007 - 2011
  • Lightspeed Interactive
    Co-Founder, 1994 - 2002
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Male
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Product Manager, UI/UX | Mobile and Connected Products
Introduction
Self-professed info-fiend who strives to know a little something about everything... feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or my personal blog.
Bragging rights
Launched a social media and publishing platform for will.i.am
Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Industrial Design