In his piece entitled iPhone 5, John Gruber made a statement that really stuck out to me: […] but there is no benchmark, no tech spec, to measure nice. But you can feel it. And that is what resonates with millions of people around the world. As soon as I read this, I was struck […]
A common misunderstanding that you often find in Engineering-centric organizations is that “design” is simply the way it looks. In truth, design is the way it works. Dieter Rams had the following to say: “A designer who wants to achieve good design must not regard himself as an artist who, according to taste and aesthetics, […]
Recently, I became the owner of a shiny new black, 16GB iPhone 3G. I’ve had a BlackBerry Pearl (8100) for the past 2 years, and the iPhone is a significantly better device for me. Here’s why. For starters, I’m an avid Mac user. I’ve spent many years on Mac and Windows systems, and I overwhelmingly […]
Internally known as “Aurora,” the new Yahoo! Messenger redesign has finally launched! I was going to write something up about it, but Ryan Doherty and Adrien Cahen have all written plenty. Check it out! 🙂 Also, Digg it! http://digg.com/tech_news/New_Yahoo_Messenger_website_is_LIVE
Twitter has tweaked their design as of this morning, and they added a link titled “Tell us your story,” in which they ask about your thoughts as a Twitter user. Here’s what I had to say. I’m an information junkie with a limited attention span. Twitter has all of the interesting links and thoughts of […]
Ryan offers up some icons he designed for all the Ajax development he’s been doing lately.
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