Assistive Technology: Closed Captioning

Closed captioning was primarily created to assist people who are deaf or hearing-impaired in comprehending the audio content of a video. It provides people an option to display the audio portion of a video as text on the screen. This technology is extremely important because it provides “a critical link to news, entertainment, and information for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.”

Expert Voice: Interview with a Senior UX Designer at Tencent

Wishing to pursue a career direction in UX design, I often wonder what it’s like working as a UX designer at a big tech firm like Tencent that makes products for a large and diverse group of users. I’m also curious about how senior UX designers differ from entry-level/junior UX designers. Therefore, I reached out …

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Design Critique: Red Packet by WeChat (iOS App)

WeChat's Red Packet

WeChat, a super app developed by Tencent, eventually became China’s app for everything in the last decade. Not only can users chat with others through texts and videos, but they can also share posts, subscribe blogs, hail taxis, pay utilities, order food deliveries, make medical appointments, shop online, transfer payments, etc. Among all those features, …

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