You are nothing, really

You are nothing, really Inverted by Arvind bhandari – unobvious reflections for a truer life. Following up on my post before this. Here is another contra view – we are actually nothing. All our awareness of self is based on internal mental chatter – that constant conversation inside our head that li [...]

  • Oct 22, 2017

Horizontal Attention Leans Left

Summary:  Web users spend 80% of their time viewing the left half of the page and 20% viewing the right half. Adhering to design conventions will help maximize users’ efficiency and company profits. In previous research on horizontal attention , we found that, on the web, people disproportion [...]

  • Oct 22, 2017

3 Questions for MHCID

I am a graduate of the University of California, Irvine’s Master of Human-Computer Interaction & Design (MHCID) program . As part of an alumni feature, I was recently asked three questions: I. Who are two people that you would like to have dinner with, dead or alive? Why? II. Do you have a favorite [...]

  • Oct 21, 2017

9 Problems That UX Teams Face and How to Solve Them

1. You don’t know what each person in your team is working on. Have Daily Stand Ups Also known as a ‘daily scrum’ or a ‘daily huddle’. In these, the team meets every day at the same time, for a quick status update . Use this time to ask for help, to collaborate, mention blockers, or any other gener [...]

  • Oct 22, 2017

It’s all about the people

We’re in the midst of a digital revolution and as things generally don’t get un-invented (some might say not a great thing in a few cases) there’s no going back. There’s talk of self driving cars, smart cities, connected whatnots, AI, blockchain, bitcoin, data being the new oil and the rest of it. [...]

  • Oct 22, 2017

The Work Is Never Done

In software as a service (SaaS), we are continuously enhancing a service delivery system. We deliver valuable services using humans and machines. Every day, we work to make the system smarter, faster, and more reliable. Code is scripted service design. Features and products are temporary delivery me [...]

  • Oct 21, 2017

The Endless Battle

Fighting a small grass fire in Marin County. User-centered versus designer-centered For the past 25 years, I’ve focused on the process of determining the form and behavior of technology products. A lot of other people do this, too, and we can’t seem to agree on our tools, our process, our objectives [...]

  • Oct 22, 2017

Human Centric Design in Wealthsimple Ads: An In-depth Analysis

All of the photos in this article have been taken my myself, with my Samsung A5. My Sony camera, with perfect timing, decided not to work when I tried to shoot with it. Discretion: the following analysis is my opinion alone. I was not endorsed to write this and it was completely out of appreciation [...]

  • Oct 22, 2017

How to build an in-house split payment feature in 3 weeks

Throughout our journey at Study Abroad Apartments of helping international students find safe and reliable housing we have always believed in the central focal point of making every step of the process easier. We found that many students were booking their accommodation in groups, and we often found [...]

  • Oct 21, 2017
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