Pretty interesting article on the pursuit of happiness – maybe we aren’t designed to feel happy all the time.
“Happiness doesn’t always make you feel happy.”
“Happiness as a byproduct of living your life is a great thing. But happiness as a goal is a recipe for disaster.”
Tags: psychology, happiness, parenting
The journey has definitely been interesting for Apple
Tags: apple, stocks, market, future
So there’s more than just ohm\mho:
“An ananym is a word whose spelling is derived by reversing the spelling of another word. It is therefore a special type of anagram.”
Tags: wikipedia, language
Useful tips by Michael Freeman (photographer & author of Photographer’s Eye\Mind books)
Tags: travel, photography, nytimes, tips
The Kodak moment gives way to the iPhone moment.
Tags: kodak, technology, photography, Business, businessmodels
Steve Jobs was onto something with the 10″ form factor for tablets, it seems. This study indicates how difficult it is to use regular (desktop versions) websites on a 7″ tablet. Even though the screen is much larger, the user experience is better with the mobile version of a site on a 7″ screen.
Tags: usability, tablet, amazon, kindle, android, design
The user experience is pretty messed up it seems, even after the introduction of Newsstand.
This also indicates why Android has trouble with user experience (touch responsiveness & smoothness in particular). It all depends on the designer in the end, and iOS is no exception.
Tags: magazine, ipad, design, publishing