Posts Tagged: Usability & Design
Posted by Steven Garrity on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in Usability & Design, Web Development - leave a comment
With the help of a few of my co-workers, I've written about a new design sprint process we've been using at silverorange, and how it applies in healthcare organizations. It started as a post on our silverorange blog, but was pulled into GV's Sprint Stories publication (thanks to John Zeratsky …
Posted by Steven Garrity on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Philosophy & Sophistry, Usability & Design - leave a comment
““We as human beings find a way to waste most surpluses that technology hands to us.”” • —Stewart Butterfield of Slack speaking on The Ezra Klein Show podcast. • He also makes a good analogy between our difficulty managing the new ability to communicate with anyone/anytime and the difficulty … read more »
Are you awesome? Would you like to work with me? Every day? Silverorange, the web development company at which I enjoy spending most of my days, is considering hiring a designer / front-end developer.
Posted by Steven Garrity on Sunday, October 7, 2012 in Philosophy & Sophistry, Usability & Design, Web Development - 1 comment
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A designer asked his five-year-old daughter to comment on a series of corporate logos. The results are adorable and fascinating. It’s a powerful machine that can make a child look at a bright sunflower and say “Gas.”
From the delightful 99% Invisible podcast, I learned today that many televised sporting events use pre-recorded audio samples to fake a sense of realism. When you watch at least some sports on television, particularly those that cover large areas, the swoosh of a cross-country skier, the splash of …
Google’s new Music service is so simple, it doesn’t have any links or buttons. They didn’t even need a period at the end of the second sentence:
Updated the previous post with a link to the presentation video: A Brief History of Mozilla.com (and .org)
Posted by Steven Garrity on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Open Source Software, Mozilla, Usability & Design, Web Development
Reporting today on location in sunny Mountain View, California and the lovely Mozilla headquarters. • I’m doing a talk in the Mozilla lounge about the history of the mozilla websites called A Brief History Mozilla.com (and .org) today (April 12, 2011) at 12:30PM Pacific time (4:30pm Atlantic … read more »
Stephen Horlander over at Mozilla is doing great work on the visual appearance and functionality of future versions of Firefox. See his latest Windows Theme/UI Update. • Pixel nerds may remember Stephen from his significant contributions to Firefox 1.0 with the Winstripe and Pinstripe themes.