Links: 9-27-2009

  • App Store Discoverability « random($foo)
    Some awesome ideas for the app store, quote: "Along the social lines, there are two other paths to explore – the activity stream – having a view to see what your friends have just installed, starred, reviewed, etc. and on the other end, aggregate stats of usage – you’d probably get a pretty good ideas of which apps were worthwhile if you could see what apps were most used during the day (either in opens or in minutes). This could also be applied to other aggregates, like the global population, or to clusters (recommendations: people who used the apps you use also use these apps)."
    (categories: apple discovery activitystreams socialsoftware )

  • Functioning Form – Design at Facebook
    Nothing earth shattering. Quote: "In particular, they emphasized the importance of writing code, sharing designs early and often, being involved with a project from start to finish, and not falling in love with your work. Making sure designers are technical enough to write code came up a lot."
    (categories: design facebook process ux usability ui product-design )

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