Since I purchased my iPhone in September, I’ve had a consistent issue that is prevalent in many iOS apps. While small, it is a source of frustration nonetheless. My issue: back button confusion with embedded, in-app browsers.
When reading PDFs in Full-Screen Preview, I discovered a thin bar that activates a preview pane. I have high respect for Apple’s design and execution in their software and hardware, but I believe something was overlooked in its design.
Design Dare has found something truly incredible:
In China, because of the stifling censorship, they decided to recreate the satellite maps by hand-drawing everything.
It is an incredible accomplishment and well worth taking a look at.
In searching for a video to watch recently, I came upon a truly exceptional TED talk presented by Jill, a brain scientist, who experienced a brain hemorrhage and she describes what happened during the event. The talk is: Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight.
I had always found it annoying how the majority of the songs in my iTunes library, when sorted by artist, were sorted by the artist’s last name instead of their display name. The solution ended up being fairly simple.
I have made massive changes to my website with user-facing design changes, as well as back-end structural changes. With this post I hope to describe the changes that took place and the reasoning behind them.
It has been two weeks since I started working for Microsoft as an intern so I figured it would be a good time to give my thoughts about life at Microsoft so far.
In September 2010, I attended a career fair hosted by my university. It was there that I found out Microsoft offers a new type of internship. A 12 week summer internship, designed specifically for students coming out of their 1st and 2nd years of university: Explore Microsoft.