Everyday UX – Health Checkups for Tech Channels

I appreciate when non tech companies provide additional channels to make users lives easier. My advice is that every once in a while, have someone do a health checkup on these channels, to ensure they do what they are supposed to do. That way, it helps the user to achieve what they want and for the companies, these channels will be worth the money.

Build Trustworthy AI-Empowered Products

Aparna Chennapragada, Director of Google Now, was going to give an talk on building trustworthy AI-empowered products at the event Product That Count. I was definitely in, because our team is striving to build a trustworthy AI product called Fluid XPS.

Abandoned Railroads in Marin & Thoughts on Public Transportation

thoughts on an abandoned railroad

I appreciate the effort of bringing more public transportation. The thing is, the current transportation system (buses, freeway, etc) planned and implemented years ago is falling behind. It’s reaching its capacity. Or can I say, when the system was planned, nobody expected the traffic situation can have significant changes AFTER the system was implemented?

Chatbots and Conversation-Based Interface

Chatbots and Conversation Based Interface

Chat bots apparently have become the new hype and so is the conversation-based interface (think send a Facebook Messenger).

Here are my learnings from a meetup hosted by Products That Count and Venture Capitalist Tim Chang to get a general idea about this trend.

MIT’s Latest 3D Printed Robot — Born to Walk

MIT's Latest 3D Printed Robot -- Born to Walk

Learned from FastCo.Exist about MIT’s latest 3D printed robot. If you give it a battery and motor, it’ll be able to walk right away. It can even be controlled by a smart phone. It’s remarkable because this robot has solid (hard & soft) and liquid parts, and all of those were printed as a whole in the 3D printing process.