Monthly archives: December, 2011

Metro: Typography trumps chrome–debunked.

Metro, is fast becoming this unclear, messy craptuclar retardation of modern interface design. In that, the current execution out there is getting out of control resulting in what originally started out as a Microsofts plagiarized edition of Dieter Rams “Ten Principles of Good Design” into what we have before us today. I am actually ok…




Silverlight huh, bit of a …hot topic..wouldn’t you say?

So.. I did a bit of a video post on it; I think it was a balanced on what my thoughts where around how the current release was dumped in what West Wing used to call “Take out the Trash Day” It still leaves you wondering though, so what is it you are missing from…




Windows 8 –Trust me, we got this covered this time I promise…

Yesterday the VP of Web Services at Microsoft showed us the upcoming future of Microsoft AppStore me to thanks for playing Apple iTunes clone but not quite because its metro style of solution delivery….*gasp*… (try saying that without pausing) Side riff: Microsoft, try and pick one person to be the face of Windows.. I get…




Agile reality check–what if Jesus was female?

Twitter stream caught my attention, as the conversation came up around how Agile maps to the doctrine meets reality. What the.. I like to think I’m a guy who’s travelled around to a lot of teams and tried many things, I’ve been in quite a number of teams world wide and have seen some great…


Tags:


What if you had to build software for undiagnosed adults that suffer from autism, Asperger’s, dyslexia, ADHD etc.

Software today is definitely getting more and more user experience focused, that is to say we are preoccupied with getting the minimal designs into the hands of adults for task driven operations. We pride ourselves on knowing how the human mind works through various blog based theories on how one is to design the user…