Why It’s Not Really About The Chips: Inclusive Design for Women

As designers, observing aspects of physical/digital software and how users interact with that object are important for creating a holistic product. Many companies are often considering how their design fits multiple user groups which creates a lot of potential routes for new revenue. With the inclusion of women in stereotypically-male spaces, it is becoming more … Continue reading Why It’s Not Really About The Chips: Inclusive Design for Women

Book Review: Why I’m Convinced Ready Player One is Set in an Alternate Reality

  As surprising as it is, I liked the book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. It has a good amount of humor and readability between referenced content and dialogue. It didn't take a large amount of time or effort to get through, and it paid a respectable homage to the sci-fi genre as a whole. That being said I also read the entirety … Continue reading Book Review: Why I’m Convinced Ready Player One is Set in an Alternate Reality

People Who Use The Term “Disruptor” in Tech Have Absolutely No Idea What They’re Talking About

Photo courtesy of Mashable.com via Christopher Mineses (Link can be found here) The year is 2017 and of course the industry has once again coined new terms to simplify complex ideas. The new word of the day is "disruptor" and it's in reference to technologies that are developed for the modern consumer that disrupt the current industry. There … Continue reading People Who Use The Term “Disruptor” in Tech Have Absolutely No Idea What They’re Talking About

VR/AR Conferences & Hackathons in North America

This article is based on the 2017 VR and AR conference locations and may be subject to change. This is a blog post and is an accumulation of research done by myself. Please be advised that some of these conferences and hackathons may be geared towards solely students or solely experienced individuals. Please respect each … Continue reading VR/AR Conferences & Hackathons in North America

What is Inktober and How Do I Get Ready for It?

 Inktober. A combination of the words Ink and October. It occurs when you ask? THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, I shout. Inktober started as a internet-wide tradition in the eary 2010's, originating in 2009 by an illustrator named Jake Parker (link to website: here). The concept is very simple, and promotes the ideology that sketching isn't just a … Continue reading What is Inktober and How Do I Get Ready for It?