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Product://remote Session Spotlight: With Great Addiction, Comes Great Responsibility by Raymond Dellar

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. With Great Addiction, Comes Great Responsibility By Raymond Dellar When 0.4% of all users of Candy Crush generate more than 50% of the game’s revenues, when attention translates directly into revenue, where a small […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Designing responsibility during rapid technological change. by Meg Blake

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Designing responsibility during rapid technological change. By Meg Blake It’s no wonder we are starting to see a rising public backlash toward tech companies, or ‘techlash’, that is defining the state of the tech […]

What is the Web?

A few months back, Xavier Ho, now an interaction design lecturer at Monash University (who over the years has attended and spoken at our conferences, and even been our videographer for a couple) asked me to give a lecture to his design students. I delivered that last week, but it brought together many of the […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: How UX Can Help Us Humanize Products in the COVID-19 Era (and Beyond) by Ashley Hefnawy

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. How UX Can Help Us Humanize Products in the COVID-19 Era (and Beyond) By Ashley Hefnawy How do we talk about the products we work with as designers, writers, strategists, and creative thinkers? As […]

In Conversation with Aarron Walter

A few years back, I started video recording conversations with speakers at our conferences. We managed to record a dozen or so, until it became apparent that on top of the challenges of running conference, finding a day or two to record interviews at the same time ended up being just a bit too much. […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Potato, Potato: Building Connection Between Product and Design by Jane Davis

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Potato, Potato: Building Connection Between Product and Design By Jane Davis Product teams can benefit tremendously from both experimentation and research, but it can be difficult to understand when to apply each approach. This […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: It’s time to get better at disclosure: An evidence-based toolkit by Nathan Kinch & Rob Hale

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. It’s time to get better at disclosure: An evidence-based toolkit By Nathan Kinch & Rob Hale Have you ever read an entire terms and conditions document? Have you ever been tasked with ‘designing’ one? […]

Introducing the Conffab podcast

Back in 2005, when podcasting was very new, at our second conference, Web Essentials ’05, (sadly long since lost from the Web) we podcast every conference session at the close of each day. It even included a recording of us having to evacuate the conference due to a fire alarm just as one of the […]

Product://remote Session Spotlight: Breaking Even by Christian Crumlish

In the leadup to Product://remote we’re putting the spotlight on the 2 dozen fantastic sessions we have lined up for attendees. Breaking Even By Christian Crumlish “Break Even” is about going from product-market fit, to experimenting with revenue models, to achieving profitability, based on my experience taking 7 Cups from an entirely free service running […]

Ethics at Product://Remote

a quick heads up–this piece mentions some challenging ideas and events, episodes of online harassment, references to lynchings and genocide. If you find these ideas difficult, or distressing, you might wish to skip this email In public schools in NSW, 30 minutes a week is still dedicated to the teaching of “scripture” (everyone calls it […]

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  • Web Directions Code://remote 2020

    A global remote-only conference for JavaScript Developers and Front End Engineers.

    Exclusively Online September 2020

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  • Web Directions Product://Remote Design & Management 2020

    A global remote-only conference–product design and product management.

    Exclusively Online November 2020

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    A conference for the whole digital team–featuring product, design, front-end dev, and new people/talent/culture tracks.

    Sydney See you in 2021

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