AuthorRob Kenedi

You Are Defined By What You Create

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I thought this would be an apt reboot. It’s interesting how our society functions – at least modern western society. Without really thinking about it, we define ourselves by what we consume. What clothes we wear, transportation method we choose, things we eat, toys we buy, etc. And that sum of little choices is what we instinctively believe makes us who we are. But the reality is not...

In Praise Of Single Function Technology

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The Palm Pilot. The Kindle. The iPod. These machines, to me, were near perfect executions of technology products that heavily influence my thinking about technology product design to this day. Each one of them did one thing well — the thing that they were designed to do. Nothing more, nothing less. They generally represent the Jobsian idea of saying no to features rather than creating...

How People Use Photos To Create On iPad

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As head of product at Impressed, I’m fascinated by creating an awesome mobile business with photo products people love. One of the techniques I’ve focused on is gathering lots of data on how users use our product to make it better, easier, and just plain fun. Impressed First, some context: Impressed is an iPad app that allows you to create voice-enabled photo books on your iPad in...