Archive | March, 2009

Shaking the phone: a disturbing trend

March 31, 2009

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Shaking the phone: a disturbing trend

I have recently noticed a disturbing trend start to develop in iPhone apps. It’s the “shake the phone to refresh” interaction model (a.k.a. the “Etch A Sketch” interaction model). The worst culprit is the Facebook app which requires the user to shake the phone to see their friends’ latest updates. To any iPhone developers out […]

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Frustrated with Delta

March 17, 2009

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Frustrated with Delta

I woke up at 3:45 this morning so that I could catch a 7:10am flight out of Boston to San Diego. By 5:45, I was third in line to go through security. Thirty minutes later, thanks to the snail’s pace at which the TSA officers were moving and the dozens of people they let cut […]

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