In Praise Of Single Function Technology


The Palm Pilot. The Kindle. The iPod. These machines, to me, were near perfect executions of technology products that heavily influence my thinking about technology product design to this day. Each one of them did one thing well — the thing that they were designed to do. Nothing more, nothing less. They generally represent the Jobsian idea of saying no to features rather than creating...

How People Use Photos To Create On iPad


As head of product at Impressed, I’m fascinated by creating an awesome mobile business with photo products people love. One of the techniques I’ve focused on is gathering lots of data on how users use our product to make it better, easier, and just plain fun. Impressed First, some context: Impressed is an iPad app that allows you to create voice-enabled photo books on your iPad in...