Bowtie Tip Calculator FAQ

If you own the Tip Calculator I built, you may have some questions. If you can’t find the answers in this article, or you have more feedback, don’t hesitate to email me.

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The little things.

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Little things are often the most helpful,
and because they’re so little, they know when to get out of the way of your eye.

A better Video Scrubber

The internet’s series of tubes are getting fatter every day, but a lot of video sites still cause viewers grief with stuck frames, buffering and a general lack of feedback. Here I’m sketching out some tweaks to the std Video Scrubber, hoping to alleviate some of the cognitive friction generated while watching videos on the web.

Details of my obsessions with tiny media controls after the jump…
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Getting something out of Microsoft’s failed KIN

One of the coolest projects I helped with during my time at Razorfish was a touchscreen marketing kiosk for the short-lived KIN phone. I know it’s not saying much, but a lot of people were more excited about the kiosk than about the phone itself.

Screens by our kick-ass visual design team (based on my wires).

More behind-the-scenes pics and a neat video, after the jump…
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Slaughterhouse Floorplan

When your marketing initiative consists of a crazy amount of sites, campaigns and other properties, how do you visualize your audience’s journey through it?

I helped build a diagram that shows consumers moving through promotional and e-commerce websites to arrive at a desired outcome, and then I gave it a horrible, horrible name…

This is the Slaughterhouse Floorplan for Nike Soccer’s MySpace page which had the important task of funneling visitors to their YouTube page and the Nike Store (ka-ching!).

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