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Send Us to Austin! Vote for Our SxSWi Panel “The Privacy Collision Course”

Like many others (around 4,000 in fact), we pitched our panel idea to the upcoming SxSWi event. And you’re probably getting swamped with “Please vote for my panel” messages. But we’re going to ask you anyway. Vote for our panel, “The Privacy Collision Course!”

Here’s why we need your vote, and why this session important.

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Smart Layers & AMBER Alerts Coming Together in Next Week’s Hackathon

During next Thursday’s hackathon, a group of AddThis developers will drop what they’re doing to work on integrating ValueClick’s emergency warning system into AddThis Smart Layers. They’ll focus first on creating AMBER Alerts that will dynamically display on tablets, smartphones, and computers in areas where abductions take place.

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E-commerce UX Design with CustomInk and ThinkGeek

For Wednesday night’s NoVA UX meetup I moderated a panel discussion about how two local retailers — CustomInk and ThinkGeek — approach user experience design in an e-commerce setting.

April NoVA UX E-commerce Panel

Both companies use comprehensive testing strategies, and multiple analytics tools like Google Analytics, Omniture, and Adobe’s Test and Target, to optimize conversions and revenue. Continue reading