Yahoo! Inc.

Yahoo! Inc.

I was an early employee at Yahoo! and was very fortunate to have been part of a team that produced products for millions of people worldwide.

Songdo City – The World’s First Wireless City

Songdo City – The World’s First Wireless City

For four years I led the strategy and planning team for Songdo City, an entirely new global city being built from scratch in South Korea.

Interaction Design

Sports Training iPhone Applications

Sports Training iPhone Applications

During the past couple of years, I’ve designed and produced Sports Training & Educational iPhone applications. Four of these apps are top ten sellers in their category (martial arts lessons) on iTunes. The apps are built on a custom Xcode platform that I designed, which is called “Bite Size Learning”. Each app features top trainers [...]

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User Research

Video Ethnography & Character Studies

Video Ethnography & Character Studies

One of my passions for the past few years has been to try to capture unique personalities in short one or two minute video stories. In these vignettes, I try to reveal the unique cultures and passions that drive these people. Also, I’d like to give credit to my friends HC, Frank, and Paulette who [...]

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Teaching

Teaching Design & Entrepreneurship

Teaching Design & Entrepreneurship

Recently, I was invited to teach an eight week seminar about "Entrepreneurship and Design" to fourth year industrial design students at California State University Long Beach. The seminar covered the first half of the semester for the senior industrial design studio and was concentrated on the entrepreneurial aspects of design.

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Interaction Design

U-Life: Intelligent Buildings & Connected Communities

U-Life: Intelligent Buildings & Connected Communities

U-Life is short for Ubiquitous Life, which is a wireless & fixed line communications company that is implementing the world's first citywide ubiquitous computing infrastructure. Four years ago, I wrote a proposal for creating U-Life as a way to foster economic growth and establish knowledge based economic clusters in Korea's free economic zones.

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Publications

Keynote Speaker: Ubiquitous City

Keynote Speaker: Ubiquitous City

In 2005-2007, I was the keynote speaker at several conferences in Korea, the US, and the Middle East. Most of the invitations came as a result of a startup company that I founded in Korea called U-Life (Ubiquitous Life). The company is focused on building a ubiquitous computing infrastructure across an entire city in Korea [...]

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Interaction Design

Flash/Actionscript: Multiview Application

Flash/Actionscript: Multiview Application

I wrote this application in Flash/Actionscript to help people learn dance and sports skills. It allows the user to view a sports technique from multiple angles concurrently. The user can select which view to load in the main window and view & scan at any speed. It’s very helpful for learning skills that are difficult [...]

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