Anti-Social Media: Designing for Accountability

  One of the key issues facing social media today is the prevalence of antisocial behavior. This makes user experience worse, and in many cases, it is the site’s design that unintentionally encourages this behavior. What exactly do we mean by antisocial behavior? There are three key points that exemplify this issue: Dissuading users from …

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Design Critique: Goodreads (iOS App)

This design critique is for the mobile iPhone application for Goodreads.com. Goodreads is a site that helps users keep track of which books they have read and those they want to read. This critique focuses on four different attributes of the app: the scanning feature, the search function, the “want-to-read” button, and duplicate editions. The …

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Design Story: The Intrepid Museum

About the Project We were tasked with completely redesigning the Intrepid Museum’s website. After some research, we found the current site to be severely lacking in its ability to be aesthetically pleasing while providing users with easy access to information. My Role One of the main roles I took on in the group was as …

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