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What makes for a great technology? How is that some technologies make it and others don’t, while still others become co-opted for uses other than the original intent of the designer/innovator?
Les Posen is a clinical psychologist who has been using Apple technologies since 1988 to improve his work, that of his patients’ lives, and that of his colleagues to help them better manage their digital workflows. He’s the President of an Apple MUG in Melbourne, and blogs regularly about presentation skills using Apple’s Keynote.
His ideas on what makes for great technologies has been published by the Australian Psychological Society and the American Psychological Society.
This talk will move fast, so seatbelts are advised!
Perl Training Australia
Paul is the managing director of Perl Training Australia, and has been teaching computer science for over a decade. He is an internationally acclaimed presenter at conferences and user-groups worldwide, where he is well-known for his humour and off-beat topics.
In his spare time, Paul’s interests include security, mycology, cycling, coffee, scuba diving, and lexically scoped user pragmata.
Image credit: Joshua Button
John Millard is a Director and Senior Developer at Two Lives Left, creators of Crabitron and Codea for iOS. He has a passion for making games and apps that change the way people perceive mobile devices.