Here's a random sampling of some articles I wrote for my blog. Call it designing with words.
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!
Patience is a virtue, right? Funny, it doesn’t seem that way these days. There’s a “want now, get now” mentality out there that opposes patience. Things weren’t always this way—at least in my life. Times change, and I’m just along for the ride. But what about people born into this way of life. Will they ever know patience?
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!
Today we learned the fate of Timothy Lau, a 21 year old who was part of the Stanley Cup riot in 2011. He faced four charges, more than anyone else who took part that day. You do the crime, you face the time, right? Well, not unless the media made your crime too public, then you’re off the hook. Lau got a 4 month sentence. Since when does the media exact justice?
Oops, Facebook did it again. Only this time it’s not really an oops, it’s a well thought out facelift that’s sure to make some noise. That’s right, your news feed is changing again! Don’t groan. This isn’t another Timeline scandal. Facebook finally gets it—mobile comes first! Say goodbye to clutter and hello to bright, beautiful stories.
While many of you were busy counting down the minutes to a four-day weekend, Facebook gave us an Easter gift that’s better than chocolate—a new feature, called Nearby Friends! You’ll never guess what it does. That’s right, Facebook is making it easy for you to know how close your friends are, at all times!