About a week ago, Apple released a physical book – “Designed by Apple in California” – to the public for the cool price of $300. The book is dedicated to Steve Jobs and explores 20 years of Apple design. What I find fascinating about this book is that Apple – one of the tech giants… Read More Back to Basics
I remember when Pebble first came out on Kickstarter. I didn’t really know why I would need so many extra features on a watch, but I knew one thing for sure: I had to have it. However, since I was in college at the time and pinching pennies, I ended up not getting one. But… Read More The Case for Wrist Wearables
First of all – congratulations on scoring what’s (hopefully) going to be a fantastic internship this summer! It’s a huge accomplishment, and I’m sure you went through many applications and interviews to get this gig. Though your HR contact has probably already made it clear how great your internship will be and how much fun… Read More Dear Tech Intern Class of 2016…
During my first few weeks in Seattle, meals were more of a headache than they were happy occasions. At that time, I didn’t have much cookware in my apartment and I didn’t have many friends yet to go out and eat with. Instead of moping around and eating canned corns and peas for dinner every night,… Read More No-Pants Fine Dining: The Seattle On-Demand Food Scene
Twitter is probably one of the more polarizing social networks out there. Despite how long it’s been around, Twitter still has so much untapped potential. Though projects like the revamped Twitter homepage, Safety Center and Project Lighting have been in the works, things are still moving fairly slow. But there’s a number of reasons for this… Read More Twitter, the Ultimate B2C Support Platform
Everyone has their respective opinions about social media. Some people LOVE to share on Facebook. Others count tweetstorming as a serious hobby. There are also people (believe it or not) that shy away from social media completely. I’ve been around social media for nearly a decade, but have been most invested in it during these past… Read More Tweets, Reblogs, Upvotes – Oh My!
While I was abroad for about a month, I found that with my limited access to the Internet, I started playing offline-compatible games that were still on my phone that I hadn’t played for some time. The game that I went back to most, almost obsessively, during my travels was TwoDots. For anyone that doesn’t know… Read More TwoDots case study: A more effective IAP model for mobile gaming