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 encourageContinue reading “The Importance of User Design in Games for Health”
I recently wrote an article about mobile health apps on the ArtSciLab website! Here is a blurb: “Noom isn’t just your average dieting app. It’s goal-oriented psychotherapy that helps you think critically about the food you’re eating.” I heard this pitch a few weeks ago during a radio ad, and I thought: wow, I like thatContinue reading “There’s An App For That!”
Tech is an extension of our daily lives, for some of us more than others. According to a 2017 survey conducted by ReportLinker, a tech analyst company, 46 percent of Americans surveyed say they use their phones before even getting out of bed in the morning. That doesn’t surprise us because it’s not a stretchContinue reading “Article On Neuroscience From Underground“
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 DOContinue 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 improvedContinue 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, I’ve uploaded the version that was published in print.
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.
On Nov. 9, I leave early before class to stop at the gas station. There’s a pickup truck in front of me, with a conspicuous “Make America Great Again” sticker. Before I realize what’s going on, the man who owns the truck walks toward me. I have one hand on the gas nozzle. I nervouslyContinue reading “To The ‘Silent Majority’ — Stop Asking Me Not to Hate You”