What I love about Silicon Valley

I used to live in NYC.  Greatest public transportation in the world.  Tons of different kinds of businesses.  It was a good city to live near. Now I live in San Mateo, Silicon Valley, California. … Continue reading What I love about Silicon Valley

Rex Ryan: Twitter missed opportunity

After the Jets game, David Clowney, Wide Receiver NYJ, wrote a twitter message. “1 play in the 1st Half, 4 plays in the 2nd half . . . A bit disappointed about my playing time … Continue reading Rex Ryan: Twitter missed opportunity

Too much CO2 is bad

I just saw two sites that are incredibly disturbing.  One claims that CO2 is not a pollutant and the other is claiming CO2 is the best thing in the world for plants.  The ridiculousness of these websites … Continue reading Too much CO2 is bad

The UX of buying my first Smart Phone

For the longest time, I have used a cheap flip phone.  The only “feature” it had was the ability to drop it on the floor and it would continue to work.  The main criteria I … Continue reading The UX of buying my first Smart Phone

Microsoft 7 Party Video Disaster

Sometimes marketers (no offense) are ridiculous.  Here is an example of the worst marketing I have ever seen. This video really makes me want to install Haiku.  Microsoft, you are making me crazy.  The Outlook-Word thing … Continue reading Microsoft 7 Party Video Disaster

UX and PRDs

PRDs (Product Requirement Documents) and MRDs (Marketing Requirement Documents) come in many flavors.  My question today is, “What kind of requirements doc is the most conducive to creating great UX and great products?” Let’s assume for a … Continue reading UX and PRDs

GMail and p.MsoNormal

I have one favor to ask of the GMail team.  It will help millions of people and has zero bad side-effects.  Please put the following line in your CSS. p.MsoNormal {margin: 0px} Why is this … Continue reading GMail and p.MsoNormal

The UX of Fax Machines

I am spoiled.  I live in an age of cut and paste, email and attach.  The fax machine, when I have to use it is a ridiculous anachronism.  I just had to use it. To dial 9, … Continue reading The UX of Fax Machines

Jets 2009 Predictions

The Jets already had their first game. So I know I will predict that one correctly.  Here are my predictions: Wk Date Game Win? 1 Sep 13 NYJ 24 @ HOU7 WIN 2 Sep 20 … Continue reading Jets 2009 Predictions

The UX of BI Analytics (Demos)

Lately, I have been researching BI (business intelligence) tools and watching all their demos.  Some of the demos were horrible and others great.  I learned alot about business intelligence space.  The tools are so open-ended. … Continue reading The UX of BI Analytics (Demos)