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3D Printing

I was flipping through The Economist a few years back when I came across an article called, “Print Me a Stradivarius.” A Stradivarius is one of the world renowned stringed instruments made by Antonio Stradivari between the years 1680 and 1725. In 2011, one sold for over $10,000,000. There are mixed theories as to why ...

UX Inspiration

The design firm, Vitamins, was the 2012 Interaction Design Award Winner for their brilliant design of a cell phone manual. The final product is a fine example of what can happen when designers make empathy a priority in UX design. The phone is packaged beautifully within a hardback book. In a world full of bloated, tome-sized instructional manuals, this is ...

8 mins

A Submarine Chaser

I’ve always loved the sea. The vastness of it… The wonder of what lies on the other side… It was only natural that in Law School, I found myself pursuing a specialty in Admiralty and Maritime Law. Like Michael Bluth, dreaming of becoming a “Submarine Chaser…” In reality, most of Admiralty Law is incredibly boring ...

2 mins

The Best Interface Is No Interface.

For years, human computer interaction was limited to a blinking cursor and the cathode glow of the command line interface. Xerox changed the game with the first graphical user interface, and Apple followed suit with its own black and white GUI for the 1984 Macintosh. By 1988, computers sported higher resolutions, touch screens, and the first colored UIs. ...

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