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Search user experience on Twitter – improvement

October 17th, 2015

Categories: Design | Observations | Product

A suggestion to make twitter search user experience better. Twitter search suggestion is split into two parts- first four suggestion are keyword suggestions followed by 6 user suggestions matching the keyword. I’m sure people at Twitter have done research to show that more people search for tweets containing their keywords than for user names that […]

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CCavenue billing address vs shipping address screen improvement

October 10th, 2015

Categories: Design | Product

While using PrintBucket, I reached ccavenue for payment. CCavenue has messed up a simple interface and ruined the user experience. They already have the user’s shipping address from a previous screen and if a user does not check the box “My billing and shipping address are different” then they should copy the shipping address to […]

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Practo – a small suggestion

September 14th, 2015

Categories: Design | Product

The search is a little tough to use and understand. As a user I want to search for an ortho specialist in Velachery, Chennai. problem: By default the search box shows Bangalore. I click on that box and type the city ‘Chennai’ and there is no auto-suggest. So I click on the next search box […]

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Twitter – ‘who to follow’ and Connect notifications

June 22nd, 2013

Categories: Design | Product

Increase the number of connections and engage users results in more active members in any social platform. ‘Who to follow’ in Twitter is a great ‘feature’ and is same as “suggested friends” in Facebook. Twitter does a good job of it but I’d prefer if Twitter could tell a little more about why a handle is […]

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Idea: To reduce littering in ATMs

April 17th, 2013

Categories: Design

ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) have become a very important part of the cashless-wallets world. Because of easy accessibility to so many ATMs, we don’t carry cash, we just withdraw it whenever needed. Have you noticed the trash bin in ATMs, they are almost always filled with ATM receipts. It begs the question,  “why do people […]

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Office door navigation problem

April 3rd, 2013

Categories: Design

This I found in an office. I went to open the door, I pulled at the handle, nothing happened. I yanked at it harder, still nothing.   Then the security personnel standing outside pointed towards something on my left. I turned to my left and saw this note saying “Kindly press the exit button to […]

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CSS and HTML project – this wordpress theme

March 15th, 2013

Categories: Design | Project

I’m starting a whole category for “Projects”. I try learning as much as I can, in fact that is how this blog/site was born. Just as I use Agile for office work, I’m gonna ship something every two weeks. Earlier I used to blog on blogger, the templates are easier to customize, as it was […]

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Groupon Design – How is ‘gadget’ a city?

March 14th, 2013

Categories: Design

Recently, I came across the Groupon India website. By default, it showed ‘Chennai’ in the City field. I clicked on the dropdown arrow and I saw this: As you can see in the above image, I clicked on CITY and I got these options: Travel, shopping, Ahmedabad, Gadgets, Bangalore, Fashion, Chennai and so on… It […]

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Logos and languages

February 23rd, 2013

Categories: Design

I came across this beautiful and well thought-of logo couple of days back, on my way to work (explains the low-res, poorly shot pic). why do I think this logo is well thought-of? It’s a restaurant and the designer has managed to squeeze in the world-known signage for restaurant, knife and fork, even if inverted […]

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