I love to make things.

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

My current status:

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