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Latest blog post full of juicy ROI math, 80-20 rules, and even a Candy Crush youtube video.
What if you knew exactly what day new customers were likely to double if you advertised properly? Chances are, you already have that data available. You just aren't looking at it properly.
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Great use of Vine! Your Daily Dose of Inspiring 6sec Transitions and Animations Saved for Reference. #ux
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A quick recommendation to anyone looking for constantly great articles and resources for UI/UX: circle +Keith Kmett, CUA . 
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+Collin Kromke this is what I'm seeing if I run it and check out your website.
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Well, given my experience composing photographs, maybe I deserve a LITTLE of the credit.
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Know what’s missing from #SEO plans? It’s simple. The design and user experience take a backseat to SEO strategies and kill conversions. Here how to fix it: http://exciramedia.com/design-and-user-experience-seo-success/
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Working on a new native app for a start-up in San Diego. Step 1: wireframes 
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Google Plus...nooooooooo!!! Even the single stream option under 'More' doesn't flow as nicely as the previous layout.
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Games do something no other art form does

Let me start by saying that I do find the picture funny and amusing! 

I would like to address the issue it brings up though: That all video games are art and as an art form, they are the only one that will stop/prevent you from fully enjoying them.

What he says is partially fact. Some games will halt progress if certain criteria aren't but I'd hardly call that denial. I think it's also important to point out that not all games are created equal or with art as the primary goal.

True art in video games is something that's only been hinted at as the industry has progressed and shifted. Traditional art forms like writing and visual art (graphics) have been heavily focused on but a new form of art is also present: Interactivity

While what he says is true, there's more to the story. Here are some examples:

You can't control what you look at in a movie. You can't control what you do and don't find out about in a book. You can't change character perspectives in a painting at will. You don't CAUSE a death in a movie or a book.   You watch, read, and experience them. 

In video games, you don't just watch, read, and experience them. You also interact with them, our new art form. 

Games are about 'doing', not watching, or reading. When you place control of a characters life or death in the hands of someone, how they control that character becomes an art form in itself. 

Yes, you may be horrible at it. That's okay. You might also find a strong desire to surpass and overcome whatever you have trouble with. This challenge to push yourself and do better is something that no other art medium does either. 

Welcome to Video Games: An Art Form That Challenges You

#videogames   #gaming   #gamedesign   #design   #art   #videogamesasart   #interactivity   #interaction  
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The 5 second tool to check if any website uses the golden ratio. You can use it to create images for blog posts, reports, and other random goodness.
The 5 second tool to check if any website uses golden ratio proportions.
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Fixed.
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A little something I'm working on.
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Great stats and well done infographic.
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User Experience, Brand Strategy, Creative Direction
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Brand Strategy, Creative Design, Behavioral Psychology, UX, Front-End Design, and consultant to Fortune 500s & start-ups
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Joshua Garity (@iamlucid) is an entrepreneur that has established successful ventures in film, print and interactive media.

He consults with Fortune 500 corporations like The New York Times, Wendy’s, American Family Insurance, and more, to build legitimate customer relationships and increase revenue through behavioral psychology, brand direction and creative design.

This approach lowers golf handicaps, increases the going-rate of inter-office high-fives, and sky-rockets the ROI of anything that needs rocketing. Warning: there is no proof that these statements are accurate.

As a public speaker, he educates students, small business owners, and high level management on the power of utilizing psychology in brand marketing.

He blogs: i am lucid
He owns: Candorem
He founded: UX Triggers, Crohn's Cookbook
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I was invited to speak to congress about small business stimulus. I make amazing hamburgers on the grill. I was on-site with NASA during the last shuttle launch of the Space Program (STS-135). I am the father to an absolutely amazing boy named after Superman.
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