In 1997 my father purchased some voice recognition software called NaturallySpeaking by Dragon Systems. It was my first introduction to voice recognition technology and although it wasn’t 100% accurate (it really was quite useless), I was amazed that it was possible. These days all you have to do is say “OK Google” or “Hey Siri” and your phone is ready to take your command. Setting reminders, sending text messages, and making calls is only a taste of what can be actioned via voice commands. Voice…Continue Reading “The Intelligent Personal Assistant”


I really like Instagram. I’ve been using the app daily for years now, and I still can’t get enough. I’m also passionate about user experience design. Here are some of my ideas on how Instagram’s UX could be improved. Enjoy! My Profile. View posts you’ve liked I often view the posts I’ve liked. I show my friends pictures; I look for event posters and I browse through them when I have run out of things to do on my phone. Currently Instagram allows users to…Continue Reading “Re-thinking Instagram’s User Experience”