wheee the future

Sunday, July 4th, 2010 04:05 pm
afuna: Cat under a blanket. Text: "Cats are just little people with Fur and Fangs" (Default)
Huh, so I was playing with my dad's iPad just today (he finally let me pry it from his hands), and I am loving it in a way that I did not expect. I knew it would be useful, you know? I just didn't realize how much I'd enjoy using it.

It's smooth and coherent in a way that my netbook (as much as I love it for being tiny and hardworking and long-lasting) is not.

Sooooo now I'm thinking about user experience and how essential it is (like, it is something so essential it should be core, not just added on afterwards. Which should be obvious, and yet sometimes in the rush to add stuff, it's easy to forget that whatever new that's added should be seamless. Which, again, is something I knew, but not something I'd digested until now).

In that same vein, 52 weeks of user experience -- twice weekly entries about being a designer and improving user experience -- is great *g*