Less Social Media, More Happiness

Part of the problem with social networking platforms is that we don’t just use them for communicating – they also promote a particular way of being connected to and supportive of those around us. These interactions are channeled through the platform to create data.

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Microsoft’s New Surface Headphones

The company is particularly proud of its headphones‘ noise canceling capabilities. The Surface Headphones have four active noise canceling mics, and the feature even has its own mechanical dial allowing you to pick from 13 levels of intensity.

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UX Designers, Stop the Jargon Abuse

One of the problems of using UX jargon in a conversation is assuming everyone in the room will understand what “graceful degradation” means in that context, or that they have read the same Don Norman book you have.

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