Entrepreneur vs. Athlete

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I am going to enter some bicycle races this year. I’m learning, however, that training to race can require a massive, life-altering level of commitment. Specifically, it requires huge amounts of time, time that a person like me might not realistically ever have. Is it possible for a business owner/entrepreneur to also be a competitive … Continue reading Entrepreneur vs. Athlete

Déjà Vu

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MoveOn has a new ad comparing Bush’s constitutional scandals with Nixon’s, and it contains one of the best morphs I’ve ever seen. Not technically the best, not even all that conceptually inventive, but somehow still it’s pretty amazing. I spent a few minutes trying to find juuuust the right frame at which the face seems … Continue reading Déjà Vu

Inventing the Mouse

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There’s something about 1950’s and 1960’s black and white video recordings that I find hypnotic and deeply compelling, particularly when they document important or interesting people and events. From the 1969 moon landing to the Eichmann trials, these videos mesmerize me. Every frame has an eerie, spectral glow, making faces and people a little bit … Continue reading Inventing the Mouse

Hello World! !dlroW olleH

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Today is Feb 1, 2006, my first day using my own blog. In addition to the traditional blog convention of posting in forward chronological order, I will also be posting older material going way back in time. Posts dated before today were in fact written on the dates they’re listed, but weren’t “blogged” until later. … Continue reading Hello World! !dlroW olleH

About

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Hi! I’m Christopher Fahey and I’m a user experience designer. I live in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York with my lovely wife Peggy (aka tinydiva) and two nearly-identical looking cats, Nike and Perseus. I was born and raised in Philadelphia and Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, where I built model castles, airplanes, and rockets, wrote my own … Continue reading About

An Information Architect will be CEO

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There is a post-Information Architecture career growth path emerging in the web industry, with people growing out of the job title “Information Architect” and becoming more powerful players in their companies and in the industry. They are growing into “Product Managers”, “Business Process Consultants”, “Holistic Designers”. Some even start their own companies, becoming “Entrepreneurs”. In … Continue reading An Information Architect will be CEO