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Meteor Links

I’m currently working on a proof of concept web app using the Meteor.js framework. Considering I’ve never been one for JavaScript frameworks (have literally just started learning Angular. Node is proving fairly painful), it’s been an interesting learning curve. Not so much steep as steep-slow-hellasteep-WHATAMIDOING? Anyway. Over the course of the development, I’ve come across … Continue reading

UX and Human Interaction

Building Nonlinear Narratives for the Web

A very inspiring and helpful article for someone also working on a similar project: The web operates in ways that can conflict with our traditional view of what a “story”—with a set start, middle, and end—is. Content is chunked, spread across various channels, devices, and formats. How do we define story lines, characters, interactions, and … Continue reading

Apple Watch UX Review review
UX and Human Interaction

Apple Watch UX Review review

Reading ‘The Apple Watch: User-Experience Appraisal‘ and it’s somewhat ironic that Apple seems to be forgetting their well established guidelines for enabling user interactions with their devices. This was particularly noticeable in the comments regarding icon sizes and tappable areas – it would be worth finding out just why Apple decided to go small and not … Continue reading

Our Egalitarian Ancestors
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Our Egalitarian Ancestors

So men and women were equal, so say anthropologists who have studied contemporary hunter-gatherer societies. Never mind the problematic equation of modern hunter-gatherers with hunter-gatherers from several tens of thousands of years ago, it’s certainly food for thought about the way in which natural selection can elicit cultural as physical adaptations (and to what extent … Continue reading