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The Big Web Show

The award winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It's everything web that matters.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.



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105: Intelligent Interfaces

November 21, 2013 at 3:00PM • 55 minutes • Wiki Entry

Michael Simmons, co-creator of the Fantastical app (#1 Apple Store app), talks with host Jeffrey Zeldman about artificial intelligence and machine learning, why iOS 7 is more than a skin job, the design of Fantastical (and Fantastical 2), the Apple ecosystem, sweating the details, developing a natural language parser, reinventing calendar software, why “you have to ship,” how to stay inspired on a long-term project, how to do a huge launch with no budget, what Microsoft was great at, Apple’s product design strategy, starting simple, human interface guidelines, and more.