New iPhone 3GS Unveiled and Confirmed!

On June 8, 2009 at 3:43 pm in: Design & Experience

During today's Worldwide Developers Conference 2009, Apple unveiled the new iPhone 3GS along with the new MacBook Pro. It's a very exciting news for me considering I've been wanting to get the iPhone for a long time now, but kept hearing about the new hardware coming out during this summer.  Finally with an actual release date I can now make the jump from my old Blackberry 8100 Pearl. iPhone 3GS 16GB is priced at ... read more

Facebook Rolled Out a New Friends Page – FAIL?

On May 2, 2009 at 2:27 am in: Design & Experience

facebook_friends_page After a long meeting with my colleagues last night at about 10:35PM, I went on Facebook.  As usual, I did a status-update-checking routine on the homepage, scrolled up and down the page some more and finally clicked on the Friends link up top.  Then I paused. Instead of finding a list of recent status updates, I was greeted by a brand-new "Find your friends" page.  Hmm...  I've been a Facebook user for ... read more

Design by Committee Video: Hilarious but true

On March 13, 2009 at 3:25 pm in: Design & Experience

A very clever and funny video depicting the oh-so-common design process that involves a lot of people, a.k.a Design by Committee. Background: Design by Committee usually consists of a designer and a group of people (usually clients) who seemingly do not communicate with each other.  This process is usually accompanied by a flurry of additional features that were never mentioned in the requirements gathering phase, and it goes on throughout the life cycle of the design phase. This process usually happens because ... read more

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