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.”

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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