How Twitter can help you become a better designer

Earlier this year I was kindly asked to speak at the very first MK Geek Night. I started pondering the subject for my talk, looking at all the things over the last year that had made a real difference to the way I work. The usual bits and pieces got jotted down such as software, conferences, and new technologies. But, the thing that stood out the most was the way in which I communicate using Twitter, a tool that 12 months earlier I had vehemently opposed.

I decided to name my talk 'How Twitter made me a better designer', because looking back over that first year of engaging with it, I realised how much I relied on using it.

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