Cameron Adams – Keynote: Making Waves
Web Directions South 2009, Sydney Convention Centre, October 8 4.05pm.
- Audio recording of session
- Presentation slides
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- Session description
- About Cameron Adams
If you work on the web, it was hard to miss the announcement of Google Wave in May. It was especially exciting because this project, designed to leapfrog current modes of online communication, was developed right here in Australia by a Sydney based team. Wave’s interface designer – Web Directions favourite, Cameron Adams – will give us some unique insights into the challenges of bringing such an innovative product to fruition, the problems you face in designing a desktop application in the browser, and how to nurture a startup culture inside a large company. Cameron has given some truly memorable presentations at previous Web Directions – this keynote drawing from his experiences as part of the Google Wave team will be no exception.
About Cameron Adams
Cameron Adams — The Man in Blue, and interface designer at Google Wave — melds a background in Computer Science with over nine years experience in graphic design to create a unique approach to interface design. Using the latest technologies, he likes to play in the intersection between design and code to produce innovative but usable sites and applications.
Follow Cameron on Twitter: @themaininblue
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