interaction design

Are Twitter’s New Hearts Clickier Than Stars?

Are Twitter’s New Hearts Clickier Than Stars?

Twitter morphing stars into hearts is being almost uniformly heralded as a business decision — numbers aren’t good; anything is better — but let’s look at it from a interaction design perspective. Could this tiny twist make more people literally heart Twitter?

Why Everyone Wants To Kill The Mouse And Keyboard

Why Everyone Wants To Kill The Mouse And Keyboard

In the past few decades, everything about our computers have changed. The screens. The guts. The size, weight and materials. The software itself, of course. But one thing has stayed exactly the same, frozen in time from the early days: The tools we use to tell them what to do….

Apple Debuted A Brand-New Custom Typeface With Its Watch

Apple Debuted A Brand-New Custom Typeface With Its Watch

Something I was watching closely as the Apple Watch was revealed today: Which typeface would grace this shiny, tiny new device? Well, it’s not Helvetica, the troublesome font that Apple recently adopted for its iOS and OS applications. It’s a brand-new typeface that was designed for excellent readability — by…