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Dear OSX app devs: Nobody knows what ⌘, ⌥, ⌃, or ⇧ means. Use the actual words on the keys: "command", "option", "control", & "shift"!
So this guy, he takes a pic of his family, puts it in a plastic bag, goes to the moon, drops it, and takes a pic of it: http://slavin.tumblr.com/post/40906492145/chriswoebken-charles-duke-this-was-the …
For the record, "inadvisable" is a fantastic replacement for the word "insane" in an email to a client.
I'd rather see ads for *Viagra* in the Twitter #dickbar rather than this parade of idiocracy, the godawful dreck known as "Trending Topics".
If you're not somewhere awesome, and you can't say anything more interesting than "I'm at" in your Foursquare tweet, shut up.
Usability testing's most powerful benefit, by far, is its ability to *instantaneously* inspire attentive designers to improve their work.
I've never scanned a QR code in my life. It feels completely dehumanizing, like being a marketing victim and a robot slave at the same time.
Based on the ads, it looks like iPhone is for your real life, and Droid is for your sci-fi techno-dystopian alternate-reality fantasy life.
I've always loved the definition of "user" in the movie Tron:
user • a person who is not a computer program
iOS observation: Your touchpoint is 'cheated' upwards 10-20 pixels. Proof: when you use an iOS app upside-down, you tend to overshoot a lot.
We can only type company names in Helvetica so many times before we really have to stop calling the results "logos".
Interaction designer, writer, teacher, captain of industry living in Red Hook, Brooklyn.