A Tribute to Sandy Hook

A Tribute to Sandy Hook

I was once again tapped by my good friend Craig Colorusso to build a web-based sound installation honoring the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012. Animating CSS gradients in a browser (indeed, in as many … Continue reading

UX Rant: Current Postage Rates (with bonus solutions!)

UX Rant: Current Postage Rates (with bonus solutions!)

I dare you to find out how many clicks it takes to get to the current first-class letter and postcard rates on the USPS website.  Take your time.  I’ll wait.  Unbelievable isn’t it? I stopped counting at five. I really … Continue reading

New Piece, Please!

New Piece, Please!

My husband is a musician. He recently decided to brush up on his sight-reading, but was having a hard time finding pieces he’d never seen to practice on.  He off-handedly mentioned to me that it would be great if there … Continue reading

UX Rant: Faucet Spout Length

UX Rant: Faucet Spout Length

Once again, I return to the spectre of the public restroom. Who on Earth designs these sinks? The water spout is so short I have to smash my hands against the basin just to get them wet. It’s enough that … Continue reading

Visualizing the 2012 Presidential Election Results

Visualizing the 2012 Presidential Election Results

I found a really great visualization of the state-by-state election results, linking blue and red hue to the percentage of people in the state voting Democratic or Republican (respectively).  If you followed the link, you can see what a moving … Continue reading