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Month: July 2015

The UX of Windows 10 (Part 1)

I’ve been using Windows 10 for a couple of months now. I have been a beta tester of every windows operating system since Windows 95. I am not an Apple Fanboy by any stretch. I have been a fan of Microsoft products include Office for decades. I think I can be fairly objective here. In a nutshell, Windows 10 is an unfinished piece of shit operating system that is completely off base for the majority of its users. I say this with all due respect. It’s a massive piece of software and the platform of choice for most businesses. It’s…

Summer Sabbatical 2015

In many silicon valley companies, you can earn a sabbatical after 7 years in the same company. While many people jump from company to company each year, I have been lucky enough to find a home for a longer period of time. So this summer, I decided to take my vacation (2 weeks) and sabbatical (6 weeks) all in one. My plan is to play alot of tennis, do household projects (like a new front door) and try to compile this blog into a book.  So far, the tennis is going well and some projects have progressed forward.  The book…

The UX of Maui

I just got back from a vacation to Maui, Hawaii. It was the first trip that I had taken without my extended family (siblings, parents, cousins, etc) in decades. I haven’t traveled much, so this was a new adventure. I went just with my atomic family (wife/kids). Here is a quick run down of some of the things we did: Stayed at a fancy resort Swam in the pool Swam in the ocean Traditional Luau Catamaran Sailing Snorkel at Molokini Crater Canoe Sailing with more Snorkeling Tried out Scuba Tour of Lahaina (Including the Banyan Tree) Tour of Maui – The…