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  • Welcome to Better Elevation

    8,311 views 2 years ago
    Dave Wiskus is a designer who talks a lot. And now he's doing it in front of a camera.

    Some things he makes:

    Vesper: http://vesperapp.co
    Unprofessional: http://unprofesh.com
    Music: http://airplanemo.de

    The song in the background is "Can You Imagine": http://airplanemo.de/can-yo... Show less
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    • All You Can App - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 3,005 views
      Sponsored by Casper. Visit http://casper.com and use code "elevation" to save $50.

      Right now if you want to buy an app for your iPhone, you’d open up the App Store and either tap through to the ap...
    • Casper (Advertisement) - Duration: 60 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 1,524 views
      I made this commercial for an upcoming episode. The Casper folks were kind enough to give us use of their showroom for filming. They greeted Pixel with a bag of treats and a bone. The whole thing w...
    • The Future of User Interface - Duration: 8 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 27,661 views
      Right now we interact with our computers, phones, tablets and other devices in predictable ways. We click, we type, we touch, we drag — but as commonplace as these interfaces are, they’re all recen...
    • Designing for Humans — Accounting for Inclusivity and Accessibility - Duration: 6 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 15,959 views
      The last hundred years or so have brought us a very, very long way. From the invention of the telephone and the automobile to telephones you can use to... order an automobile, technology has empowe...
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    • A Brief History of User Interface - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 58,950 views
      Dave Wiskus explores the history of interaction and interface design, from the keyboard and mouse to multitouch, and beyond.

      Every day, people all over the world are clicking, tapping, typing, and...
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    • How to Make a Hit App (Volume One) - Duration: 6 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 15,796 views
      So you want to make a hit app. At first glance, you might assume that you need to have a great idea and be the first one to make said idea into software. Well, no.


      Visit http://harrys.com and use...
    • Podcast Intervention - Duration: 4 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 5,783 views
      We live in a bold new age of media. The relatively inexpensive and ready availability of technology and bandwidth have given us all our very own recording studios, high-def cameras, and worldwide d...
    • Humans, Interacting - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,647 views
      Conferences are for people. Technology is just our excuse to show up.

      A couple weeks ago I braved Penn Station and took the Amtrak to Philadelphia for a brand new conference called CocoaLove. It w...
    • Empathy in Design - Duration: 4 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 5,605 views
      They say you can’t judge someone until you walk a mile in their shoes. But even then, how qualified are you? How much can we really know about a stranger’s experience, and how do we create for peop...
    • Copy Forward - Duration: 6 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 17,473 views
      In an age of perfect digital replicas, where's the line between inspiration and theft?


      Quote Investigator — Good Artists Copy: http://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/03/06/artists-steal/

      Dr. Pepper c...
    • Rock Stars - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 5,669 views
      "Rock star" is a Silicon Valley trope, but maybe there's some unintentional wisdom in the cliche. Software design walks the line between art and fashion, not unlike pop music.

      Visit http://harrys....
    • Welcome to Better Elevation - Duration: 58 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 8,311 views
      Dave Wiskus is a designer who talks a lot. And now he's doing it in front of a camera.

      Some things he makes:

      Vesper: http://vesperapp.co
      Unprofessional: http://unprofesh.com
      Music: http://airplan...
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