Erin Bury's random musings: The 8 Startups I Can't... →
erinbury: When you’re in a bubble it’s hard to remember that there are people outside of it. I forget sometimes that some people don’t spend their days researching new startups, reading startup blogs, and talking to new entrepreneurs. So I’m trying to share my startup discoveries with more people so they…
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I checked out CNN today and was surprised to find that the site has been redesigned. The UX geek in me took over and I immediately clicked and scrolled through the site to take it all in….do I love it? hate it? prefer it over the previous design?…and have come to the conclusion that I am NOT a fan of the redesign. Here are some of the reasons why… Latest News- I am coming to...
Photo of the Day: Walking Art
During my internship in Mountain View, I had the chance to explore norcal by going on a photo walk of the Berkeley area. I captured this shot as while perusing the goods of various street vendors and boutique stores. Posted via email from annie | Comment »
Photo of the day: Good Morning
I took this photo at my Grandma’s house in Toronto. Like most grandmas, her old house had an eclectic collection of old furniture, outdated electronics and random decoration from decades past. I slept on the futon in the living family room and this is was my view of the front window at the break of each new day. I was mesmerized by the way the light would stream through the curtains. ...
I spent the past week in Toronto, Canada for a family vacation. Here are a few highlights from my trip! See and download the full gallery on posterous Posted via email from annie | Comment »
My 10 week internship at NASA AMES Research Center ended a few weeks ago. The program that I was affiliated with organized tours to show the interns more about the what goes on around the base. Here are some pictures that I took of our learning excursions. We were given tours of various training simulators. Training simulators are designed to provide researchers with an environment where they...
Angry Little Girl Comic
I saw this comic and thought that it was hilarious, enjoy!
Great Geek Debates: iPhone vs. Blackberry
This article addresses the great geek debate between smartphone competitors: iPhone vs. Blackberry by breaking down several arguments in regards to…applications, physical attritubutes, gaming, personal/business functionality….and the Chuck Noris factor =P. iPhone +3, Blackberry +3
When I think of networking, I have a repulsive imagery of having to elbow my way into meet-n-greets with CEOs or UX Directors of major companies. Visualize with me people… [Begin scene] Dressed to impress, I am stiff in my black suit that I have only worn twice in my life, once for a job interview and another time for my grandfather funeral service. I am at an industry-related...
Google Chrome OS
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Celebrity Shielding Flashgun Handbag Defeats...
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Great Wall of Facebook: The Social Network's Plan...
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The best thing about working in the bay area (aka norcal) is being surrounded with a thriving community of like-minded industry professionals. I have had the opportunity to meet a good number of “forward-thinking/gadget-friendly/geeky/fun/cool” people who share my interest in UX research and design. The best part about the community here is that when I tell people about...
West Nile virus found in Sunnyvale and San Jose oh great…. Posted via email from annie | Comment »
Posterous....OOo La La
So I have just discovered Posterous. It is a cool website that creates a blog for you…all you have to do is email!!!!! So, if I want to display links, photos, audio or video all I have to do is attach it to my email and….Wah-La I have just contributed to my hundredth blog. One of the most amazing features of Posterous is that it allows me to integrate all my other social...
Test Post using Posterous. Posted via email from annie | Comment »
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MAC is BACK
After 7 days of patiently waiting….my macbook is back. Completely wiped…but back….more entries to come =).
'How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live' →
Interesting Time article on how Twitter is evolving and redefining the way we communicate.
the death of a hard drive....
Last Thursday, my hard drive died on me. Every time I tried to start my computer the white loading screen of death kept thinking and refreshing while the fan blew out of control. So for the past few days I have been back and forth between the various Apple stores in the area competing with crowds of people lined up outside the stores to purchase the new iPhone. I made an appointment today to...
Memoirs of an Intern- Part 1
About the Internship This summer, I have the opportunity to work at NASA Ames Research Center (ARC) in the Intelligence Systems Division as a User Experience Intern. I will be working on a proof of concept for a mobile application that will be by astronauts, group leads, flight controllers and instructors. The mobile application will serve as a lower footprint model of their current online...
I have migrated from blog to blog- started, deleted and forgot to the passwords to a few and finally decided to start yet another one…but this time using tumblr to capture musings and things that I have been learning. I’m currently a grad student at the University of Michigan studying Human Computer Interaction, so being in the realm of academia there are always interesting new finds...