Comic Sans

Q: Can the font, Comic Sans ever look good? A: Comic Sans is meant to be used for comic book circumstances. Normally, these are ALL CAPS. Looks fine in that circumstance. Like this:

The UX of Halloween in the Office

Halloween increases your positive Karma.  It is a proven fact.  I read that somewhere.  It fills your soul with sunshine and lollypops.  I strongly suggest that you get dressed up each year. Here are some … Continue reading The UX of Halloween in the Office

Phone Lust: Samsung Galaxy Note

My hands are not small.  My pockets are not small.  I want a bigger phone.  I don’t want to hold an iPad up to my head, but I do want a bigger phone.  Here it … Continue reading Phone Lust: Samsung Galaxy Note

The UX of the Occupy Movement

Disclaimer:  I am a progressive.  I believe taxes should be raised for people making more than 750k per year and defense spending should be cut in half and the National Endowment for the Arts funding … Continue reading The UX of the Occupy Movement

The UX of the Bathroom Sink

Not any bathroom sink; this is the sink in the bathroom at my work.  I use it several times a day.  Take a look. Notice where the water comes out.  It’s all the way to … Continue reading The UX of the Bathroom Sink

The UX of JS.Everywhere (Wakanday 2011)

I was invited over the weekend to speak at the Wakanday 2011 conference title JS.Everywhere.  It was a fascinating gathering because the emphasis was not on JavaScript in a browser, but rather on the server. … Continue reading The UX of JS.Everywhere (Wakanday 2011)

The UX of Quora Notifications

This is how Quora notifications look if you have a bunch. To me, this is borderline criminal UX design.  Why in the world would you repeat the question so many times in a row?  The … Continue reading The UX of Quora Notifications

The UX of My First Office

I have never had an office with a door.  At Koko (web development company I ran between 1995-2002) we all sat in an open space.  At Remend, it was an open space.  At Intuit, it … Continue reading The UX of My First Office

The UX of Steve Jobs

You can read the news everywhere.  Yesterday Steve Jobs died. When I interview people for a job, one of my stock questions is: “Who are your influences?  Who shaped the way you think about doing … Continue reading The UX of Steve Jobs

The UX of Apple TV (Part I)

After receiving a free Apple TV from a raffle, I immediately thought of a good use for it.  This might sound convoluted, but here goes:  My kid plays drums.  He learned and practices on Rock … Continue reading The UX of Apple TV (Part I)