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Using Turntable.fm

Have you ever wanted to DJ? Are you on the computer a lot? If you answered yes to both those questions, I suggest you check out Turntable.fm, an online DJing website where you can DJ your stuff, other people's stuff, or basically whatever you want....

Facebook for Android

After waiting for almost 3 years, I finally got a new phone. Why did I wait this long? I was up for an upgrade and wanted the Droid Bionic, but then the release date kept moving so I figured I would wait for the HTC Rezound (previously the Vigor) and get that. It was a long wait, but I finally got my phone...

The Design of Reddit, breifly

Never thought I would be combining social media with usability, oh wait that’s kind of the point huh? Or at least the way things are going these days...

RAA 4: Information Scent as a Driver of Web Behavior Graphs (CGT 512)

The first purpose of this study was to collect data, which can be used to identify the forging methods employed by users on simple tasks. The second purpose of this study was to to develop a methodology for studying the Web and other information...

The New Gmail (2011)

Gmail has had the same design for a couple years now, with no major changes released during this time. I was wondering when something was going to change, and then Google announced they were redesigning Gmail over this past summer...

CGT 512 - Reading Relection - Week 4

Cooper idenitifies three models in this reading. They include the implementation, mental, and represented models. The represented model is for the designer though. The represented model is where the designer chooses how to represent the working program. This needs to match the mental model the users have. This makes a lot of sense. When would a designer not want to...

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