Q&A with Nora McInerny Purmort

If you haven’t heard of Nora McInerny Purmort, then congratulations, your media detox is working. Because Nora’s been practically unavoidable since she launched her blog, My Husband’s Tumor, which documented her life with her dying husband Aaron and the birth of their son Ralphie, and which she described as “not a cancer story, but a love story …

Q&A with Robert Stephens

In local business lore, Geek Squad founder Robert Stephens looms large. Back in the Windows 95 era when he launched the service, most everyone struggled with their computers. Robert’s stroke of genius was to solve the problem by sending uniformed techies on house calls in branded vintage cars. Like Dragnet meets AV Club. All the hotel concierges …

AIGA UX Meetup Recap: Software for Good

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With a summer heatwave underway, it was the perfect day to head indoors for AIGA’s July UX Meetup at COCO, Uptown. The morning featured a presentation by Kyle Werstein and Ryan Bridge of Software for Good. Kyle, a designer, and Ryan, a developer, shared how Lean UX helps their team communicate more effectively and build …