John Ford presently works on Farmstand, an iPhone app connecting communities with locally-grown food. Passion for coding is what motivates John, but some people are beginning to question his attachment to his iPad. Mix equal parts beautiful code writer, lover of healthy living, world traveler, living room DJ, and community giver and you'll have the geek known as John Ford.
Category Archives: User Experience
(Originally uploaded by sweetsexything) One of the problems I’ve seen over the years, in corporations where I’ve worked and as a business owner, is the misconception that a builder (a developer in this case) can quote a project without the blueprints. I often times receive a request for a quote (10 pages long) and it says something like this: We … More
While actually on a flight, I came across an interesting New York Times article discussing US Airways bid to acquire Delta. Now, I’m interested in this possible acquisition due to all of my travels but more so due to the charts they provided. As you probably noticed, US Airways and Delta rank pretty high in customer complaints, which doesn’t bode … More
If you’ve not heard about Net Neutrality please listen to the most recent and extremely informative Conversation with Andy Coon (about 25 minutes long). Everyone needs to know how important the issue of Net Neutrality is and how Congress is trying to push a law that would give telephone and cable companies the ability to decide what we see on … More
I recently read a great article by Sam Stephenson of 37signals where he shows some of the difficulties Microsoft creates for developers (and all users). He’s recorded 2 screencasts that perfectly portray what it’s like working on Windows versus working on a Mac. Check out his installation of a script debugger on Windows Visa and then on Mac OS X. … More