The Sweet Spot
On software, engineering leadership, and anything shiny.

Category: interfaces

2011
August
Introducing Boink, a photobooth for the rest of us.

My friends were complaining that wedding photobooths were too expensive to rent. Could we make one for them? Glen and I from the [Porkbuns Initiative](http://porkbuns.net) stepped up in full armor, …

July
Chat App - Frontend Prototype

[![Chat View - 1](http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5261/5885861130_71e25f2beb.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5885861130/) [![Interview View](http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6053/5885860254_a2aa7f7895.jpg)](http://www.flickr.com/photos/andrewhao/5885860254/) Some UI work I did for a stealth startup in early '11. Responsible for look & feel and frontend chat interactions. jQuery/UI communicating to …

June
BRUTE LABS UX project: StudentsConnect

I'm on a team with [BRUTE LABS](http://www.brutelabs.org), a volunteer-led design agency working on StudentsConnect, a prototype project making chatroulette-style interactions connecting students from the global North and South. Here's a …

2008
September
I Like Google Chrome

I have to admit, I am an unabashed fan of [Google Chrome](http://google.com/chrome), the new Web browser on the block. Why? UI design that shows attention to detail and a really …

2007
October
Yahoo! University Hack Day

So Hsiu-fan and I had floated the idea of doing a hack for [Yahoo! University Hack Day](http://developer.yahoo.com/hacku/). We had even polled some of our friends about it, and the consensus …