March 21, 2016

My Nightmare Wrist Timeline

My wrist adventure has just been a nightmare. I want to chronicle it so far. Date Doctor Prognosis Sep 2014 Me I hit a tennis shot funny and my wrist hurt. I said, “Ow!” – Unbeknownst to me, I tore ligaments in my wrist. 1 week later Doc #1: Kaiser She said it was a sprain and suggested not playing for a few days. 2 weeks later Doc #1: Kaiser...

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Direct vs Indirect Manipulation

Both are needed. However, direct manipulation should be used way more than it currently is. Whenever I look at UI Designs from other designers, I am struck by the plethora of indirect manipulation cases. Here is an example to clarify. Case: You have a table of data (columns and rows) and you want to reorder the columns. The designer makes a button called “Edit Columns” where you can add/remove/order the visible...

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