Monthly Archives: July 2011

  • WordPress 3.2 Editor – Distraction free writing

    When I first used the new WordPress 3.2 I was struck by the contrast between the new and previous version user interface design. WordPress developers have created a stunningly faster and lighter version of the already innovative WordPress blogging software. Looking back just a few years, I now see a huge evolutionary leap forward with the latest WordPress release. Drupal was my first experience with blogging software. After using Drupal for some months I got fed up with the backwards nature of the user interface. Drupal seemed very well throughout […]

  • Google+, the search giant’s answer to Facebook

    Google is looking to jump into the social networking game and compete directly with Facebook. This would be Google’s 3rd try. The previous attempts included the Google Wave, a communication and online collaboration platform rolled into one package, and Google Buzz, a twitter like service that allowed sharing of videos, photos, and updates. Google+ focuses on clean interface, and unique social interactions and connections. The simple and elegant interface was created by a former Apple designer. Google+ builds off the Google service called Profiles. Google Proilces is similar to a […]

  • Real Life Social Network v2

    Ex-Google UX (User Expereince) director Paul Adams has created a slideshow called:  “The Real Life Social Network,” which highlights the perils of having one default group for sharing and emphasized that the ideal social networking service would be designed for multiple groups. The slideshow illustrated the flaws in Facebook’s lump sum friend model and called for a social network where users could set sharing levels to correspond to the separate relationship groups that people tend to have. The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams