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Designing and deliveringLife Contentfor anyone who needs it(wherever they need it)Kristofer LayonSXSW 2011
Moab, Utah                                                                  www.wikipedia.orgThe graphic presentation of c...
Mesak Settafet, Libya                        www.wikipedia.org
Why were they made?         •   storytelling         •   wayfinding         •   life contentWhy were petroglyphs made?
Printing Press      Johannes Gutenberg      1441                                                                         d...
Martin Luther      1483-1546                                                                              www.wikipedia.or...
www.wikipedia.orgThe marriage of tech and content. This is not a new idea... and it’s always been about contentmore than t...
Martin Luther•   democratized content    ★ through translation and     increased access•   made life content mobile
PhotographyJoseph Niépce1826                www.wikipedia.org
Film / Motion PicturesEadweard Muybridge1878                         www.wikipedia.org
PhonographThomas Edison1899                www.wikipedia.org
“Multimedia”•   19th century innovations•   barely over 100 years old!•   foundation of our work today    (SXSW is about a...
London Underground Map      Harry Beck      1931                                                                       www...
Apple ISteve Wozniak and Steve Jobs1976                               www.computerhistory.org
Apple IIApple Computer, Inc.1977                       www.wikipedia.org
Macintosh      Apple Computer, Inc.      1984                                                  www.wikipedia.orgApple’s be...
PowerBook       Apple Computer, Inc.       1991                               www.wikipedia.org...trying to get it right...
Macintosh      Apple Computer, Inc.      1993                              www.wikipedia.orgDudes... not quite there...
iTunes       Apple Computer, Inc.       2001                                              www.apple.com*ding* It’s about c...
iPod      Apple Computer, Inc.      2001                                                         www.wikipedia.orgSo now w...
January 9, 2007•   Apple Computer, Inc.    becomes    Apple, Inc.•   new focus on life content
iPhone      Apple, Inc.      2007                                                                  www.apple.comThis pocke...
iPadApple, Inc.2010              www.apple.com
www.apple.com
Mobile applications•   storytelling•   wayfinding•   life content
ArtAlphabet      Aesthete Software, LLC      2009My first app was content I could design. It was my only app idea.
ArtAlphabetAesthete Software, LLC2009
The opportunity to design native apps with Web Standards.
The only development framework featured on Apple.com. I was sold.
(Android version launched last fall)
Web Standards•   HTML•   CSS•   JavaScript
The pillars of today’s Web. But it’s now about more than the Web layer. WebStandards can inform other layers of the Intern...
OrthoAnatomyAesthete Software, LLC2010
OrthoAnatomyAesthete Software, LLC2010
Web Standards•   Aren’t just for the Web…•   …also for other layers of    the Internet    ★   Email, Twitter, App Stores
My book’s goals•   Provide better documentation    for Xcode and NimbleKit•   Cover app design from A-Z•   Orient you to d...
iosapps.tumblr.comtwitter.com/klayonz.umn.edu/klayon
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  1. 1. Designing and deliveringLife Contentfor anyone who needs it(wherever they need it)Kristofer LayonSXSW 2011
  2. 2. Moab, Utah www.wikipedia.orgThe graphic presentation of content started 12-15,000 years ago
  3. 3. Mesak Settafet, Libya www.wikipedia.org
  4. 4. Why were they made? • storytelling • wayfinding • life contentWhy were petroglyphs made?
  5. 5. Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg 1441 d.umn.eduThe world’s most popular tablet has been around for 500 years already.
  6. 6. Martin Luther 1483-1546 www.wikipedia.orgAnd here’s the world’s first mobile app developer. The app was the Bible, translated fromLatin to German.
  7. 7. www.wikipedia.orgThe marriage of tech and content. This is not a new idea... and it’s always been about contentmore than tech.
  8. 8. Martin Luther• democratized content ★ through translation and increased access• made life content mobile
  9. 9. PhotographyJoseph Niépce1826 www.wikipedia.org
  10. 10. Film / Motion PicturesEadweard Muybridge1878 www.wikipedia.org
  11. 11. PhonographThomas Edison1899 www.wikipedia.org
  12. 12. “Multimedia”• 19th century innovations• barely over 100 years old!• foundation of our work today (SXSW is about all of it, right?)
  13. 13. London Underground Map Harry Beck 1931 www.uckfielddfas.org.ukThe 20th century brought us graphic design: making complex data and stories more simpleand elegant.
  14. 14. Apple ISteve Wozniak and Steve Jobs1976 www.computerhistory.org
  15. 15. Apple IIApple Computer, Inc.1977 www.wikipedia.org
  16. 16. Macintosh Apple Computer, Inc. 1984 www.wikipedia.orgApple’s been doing mobile devices since 1984...
  17. 17. PowerBook Apple Computer, Inc. 1991 www.wikipedia.org...trying to get it right...
  18. 18. Macintosh Apple Computer, Inc. 1993 www.wikipedia.orgDudes... not quite there...
  19. 19. iTunes Apple Computer, Inc. 2001 www.apple.com*ding* It’s about content, isn’t it, Apple?
  20. 20. iPod Apple Computer, Inc. 2001 www.wikipedia.orgSo now we need a pocket computer for our life content.
  21. 21. January 9, 2007• Apple Computer, Inc. becomes Apple, Inc.• new focus on life content
  22. 22. iPhone Apple, Inc. 2007 www.apple.comThis pocket computer just has a better screen. And a Phone app.
  23. 23. iPadApple, Inc.2010 www.apple.com
  24. 24. www.apple.com
  25. 25. Mobile applications• storytelling• wayfinding• life content
  26. 26. ArtAlphabet Aesthete Software, LLC 2009My first app was content I could design. It was my only app idea.
  27. 27. ArtAlphabetAesthete Software, LLC2009
  28. 28. The opportunity to design native apps with Web Standards.
  29. 29. The only development framework featured on Apple.com. I was sold.
  30. 30. (Android version launched last fall)
  31. 31. Web Standards• HTML• CSS• JavaScript
  32. 32. The pillars of today’s Web. But it’s now about more than the Web layer. WebStandards can inform other layers of the Internet, too --- like native apps and appstore content.
  33. 33. OrthoAnatomyAesthete Software, LLC2010
  34. 34. OrthoAnatomyAesthete Software, LLC2010
  35. 35. Web Standards• Aren’t just for the Web…• …also for other layers of the Internet ★ Email, Twitter, App Stores
  36. 36. My book’s goals• Provide better documentation for Xcode and NimbleKit• Cover app design from A-Z• Orient you to distribution (iTunesConnect + App Store)
  37. 37. iosapps.tumblr.comtwitter.com/klayonz.umn.edu/klayon
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