I wrote another article about one of my favorite topics, games for health! Here is a blurb: Looking to regulate your sleeping habits? Searching for a way to teach sexual health? There’s an app for that. In today’s web-based world, games for health are rocketing in popularity. These “serious” games are specifically designed to encourage behavior changes to treat a health threat. Naturally, we are … Continue reading The Importance of User Design in Games for Health
Q1: You’ve been given a budget to do some user research to find out more about your users and how they use the application. What types of research might you want to do? Why would you choose these methods? What information would you expect to get out of it? Explain at least two types of research. They can be methods mentioned in the lecture or … Continue reading User Research Activity
Earlier for an assignment, I had to critique the layout of a website of my choosing so I decided to kill two birds with one stone. By choosing the web page for Glossier.com, I was getting my assignment done, and also getting to say my piece about companies that co-opt the minimalist aesthetic (BUT DO IT POORLY) to sell products. Anyway, take a look. First, … Continue reading BLOG POST: Ripping into Glossier.com
I’m one of the 55.5% of listeners who stream podcasts on the Apple Podcasts app because it’s the default app on my phone. I assure you if not for the main feature of “it’s right there,” I would not be using it so often. Although there is a number of things that could be improved upon, here I include my main three proposed interface changes. … Continue reading BLOG POST: Some Interface Criticism
//Note: Piece was originally published on http://amptutd.com (now ampatutd.com) but since the website went down due to hacking incident (ironic), I’ve uploaded the version that was published in print. Continue reading Is Your Anxiety Manifesting In Your Bitchin’ Insta Feed?