Here's a random sampling of some articles I wrote for my blog. Call it designing with words.
I’m sorry, it’s over. It’s not me, it’s you—rather your content. It’s boring, unimaginative, long-winded, and makes no sense. What are you even trying to say? I have “the talk” with websites every day. I get wooed by a catchy title, but it’s a complete let down once I start reading. Sound familiar?
There’s a new big bad in town, and it’s causing quite a stir. Perhaps you’ve heard of it? Say hello to Heartbleed! The latest and greatest in online security holes has just came into the spot light. For a small bug it’s already being crowned the greatest internet threat ever. Oh ya, and it’s been around for 2 years. They just found it now.
It’s the end of an era. Hotmail is no more. While news of its demise has been known for a long time now, the final nail in the coffin will be hammered in soon. By summertime this year, everyone with @hotmail.com addresses will be the proud owners of new @outlook.com identities!
In the last few years we’ve seen many social networks appear, only to crash and burn. Think of MySpace, Ping, Friendster—even Google+ (seriously, it’s dead). The one that seems to always stick around is Facebook. With over 1 billion users, it’s definitely the social network that all the cool kids are using these days. But what do kids actually think of Facebook? Is it cool? You might think so, but you could be wrong.
When a new OS rolls out, there’s bound to be some bugs. Battery life seems to drain faster, iDevices randomly reboot on their own, status bars disappear. Since the launch of iOS7 last month, it looks like iMessage is the first app to fall victim to the new OS curse.
News of Heartbleed broke a week ago, but there’s still a long way to go before the “web is fixed” so to speak. I know I should be more concerned with the fallout of this major threat, but all I can think of is: nice brand!