Data-Driven Design and UX: Mutually Exclusive?

Data-driven design sounds pretty self-explanatory on the surface: collecting data about activities  of users on a website and making key design decisions based on the insights garnered from these numbers. Using this data from web analytics to make design decisions can be a cheaper, automated, and potentially quicker way to know what users want. Or …

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Design Critique: Spotify Connect (Iphone/OS X Yosemite)

(source www.clubic.com)   Introduction to Spotify Connect Spotify Connect is a feature that is described by Spotify that allows the user to “Play Spotify through your speakers, laptop or TV, using the Spotify app as a remote.” Specifically, I am examining the ability to use the Spotify Iphone app as a remote to control the Spotify …

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What about GitHub?

Repo? Forking? Pushing? Pull request? Merged? We’ve all heard about Github, but unless you are a programmer, you probably don’t understand exactly what it is nor how it works. In simple terms, Github is a code sharing and publishing service that allows versioning, collaboration, access control, task management, wikis, bug reporting, and feature requests. The …

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