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October Event - Social Design Patterns Erin Malone & Christian Crumlish

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October Event - Social Design Patterns Erin Malone & Christian Crumlish

Time: October 29, 2009 from 6:30pm to 10pm
Location: Kink.com Headquarters
Street: 1800 Mission Street
City/Town: San Francisco, CA 94103
Website or Map: http://www.sfarmory.com/
Event Type: ixda, october, event
Organized By: IxDA San Francisco :: Aynne Valencia
Latest Activity: Mar 8, 2010

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IxDA San Francisco Presents a Special Halloween Event at San Francisco's Armory Building home of kink.com:

Costumes Desired

Social Design Patterns
In the first half of the session, Erin and Christian will present a family of social web design principles and interaction patterns to help user experience designers and strategists grapple with the social dimensions of their products and services.

In the second half of the session, we will invite the audience to learn about designing social interfaces through an interactive, collaborative, and competitive game.

Christian Crumlish is the curator of Yahoo!’s pattern library, although he prefers to describe himself as a pattern detective. He’s a design evangelist on the Yahoo! Developer Network team and helped develop the Yahoo! Open Strategy. He has been participating in, analyzing, designing, and drawing social interactive spaces online since 1994. He is the author of the bestselling The Internet for Busy People (McGraw-Hill, 1994), and The Power of Many: How the Living Web is Transforming Politics, Business, and Everyday Life (Sybex, now Wiley, 2004). He co-hosts the blog conference on the Well and is mediajunkie on Twitter. He has spoken about social patterns at BarCamp Block, BayCHI, South by Southwest, the IA Summit, Ignite 2 (SF Web 2.0 Expo), and iPhoneDevCamp. Christian has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Princeton. He is currently serving on the board of directors of the Information Architecture Institute as director of technology.
Follow Christian on twitter @mediajunkie

Erin Malone is currently a partner with the user experience design firm Tangible UX. Previously she was at Yahoo! managing experience design teams and designing websites and applications, social experiences and components, and building the internal and external Yahoo! Design Pattern Library. During her tenure at Yahoo! she was responsible for Community products and platforms, and for helping develop the Yahoo! Open Strategy, including its social offerings. Before Yahoo!, she was a Design Director at AOL, with teams working across community, and personalized products, including AOL groups, AOL Journals—the first AOL blogging tool, My AOL and You’ve Got Pictures—AOLs picture sharing tool. Prior to AOL, she was the Creative Director at AltaVista and launched the AltaVista Live portal and their community offerings. She built first generation community tools at Zip2 for national newspaper consortiums, including the NY Times offering NYToday, and for AOL greenhouse partners before AltaVista. She was the founding editor-in-chief of Boxes and Arrows, author of several articles on interaction design history and design management, and a founding member of the IA Institute. Erin has a BFA in Communication Design from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina and an MFA in Graphic/Information Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.
Follow Erin on twitter @emalone

NOTE: 21 and older at this event, you MUST RSVP for entry and provide photo ID to enter. Photography is allowed. Our friends at kink.com have asked that we remind folks that the Armory is an "adult" space.

Questions? Comments? Contact your IxDA SF Ring Mistress: Aynne Valencia

Comment Wall

Comment by Dan Saffer on October 29, 2009 at 9:19am
Afterwards, let's head around the corner to Zeitgeist for refreshments in the beer garden!
Comment by Sam Shoulders on October 28, 2009 at 11:27am
Can we bring a guest to this event?
Comment by IxDA San Francisco on October 27, 2009 at 10:37am
Just added!!! The Tamale Lady and Mission Minis (mini cupcakes) will be in attendance with snacks for sale .

We will have a donation beer, wine and soft drink bar as well.

See you Thursday!!!!

- Aynne!
Comment by Chris Michaelides on October 21, 2009 at 5:32pm
I would also like to know what the cost of this event is. Please let us know.
Comment by IxDA San Francisco on October 20, 2009 at 6:51pm
We have reached capacity on this event.
Thank you!

For those who have RSVP'ed - see you there!

Comment by Nicole Landry on October 20, 2009 at 2:00pm
Is this a free event? Just checking.

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