Notes on Apple Watch experience

Executive summary: Apple watch is great. Surprised to discover people who disagree. People wanted bells and whistles, but ended up with a tool that is similar in its utility to your regular watch telling time. But Apple goes far beyond that, naturally. Industry taught consumers to judge products by their technical parameters, features and looks… Continue reading Notes on Apple Watch experience

Mass impact innovation happens through big companies

If you want to innovate on a truly large scale you have to be Apple. Or Samsung. Or Google. Too many great inventions don’t get adopted because they don’t have a large reach from the git go. To improve any global existing ecosystem you have to be or become a part of it. It is… Continue reading Mass impact innovation happens through big companies

Don’t learn from monopolies

Businesses like Facebook, Google, Amazon, LinkedIn etc. are not a great user experience reference. Some bits of the products they build really are great, but just a fraction, really. The companies I mention have good business models. UX is not why they are great. Also, being monopolies, they tend to slow down the growth over… Continue reading Don’t learn from monopolies

Age of dull uniform virtual things

This video captures exactly the concern I have for the millennials surrounding themselves with just the virtual things. Objects we interact with on the screens of our phones and laptops increasingly loose any resemblance to the real world objects. Things you want to touch, feel and connect with. Take a look. Think how the digital… Continue reading Age of dull uniform virtual things