The Wrong Minimalism – Contrast Rates

As the technology and usage of the internet is evolving around our daily lives, web sites’ main purpose also shifts considerably from “what” you are representing to “how” instead. Importance of User Experience is now significant, which usually determines users’ bounce rate and the total amount they spend on a website. If a content is … [Read more…]

Moving From Being Efficient to Effective

I have been reading one of the most popular books in this decade recently – Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. He is a great author passing on his thoughts in very solid and reasonable explanations. One should read this book not as a novel or fiction, but very slowly, by digesting every … [Read more…]

A Fitbit Customer Support Experience

I do not normally write or leave comments about my experiences on a product but this time I feel like I need to. Last week after having an issue with the charging cable of my Fitbit Charge HR device I decided to contact customer support via chat option and briefly explained my situation. I was … [Read more…]

Experiencing Speed Reading

Does speed reading work? That has been the question I have been wondering for a while now, and after doing some research on techniques that people use, I came up with a basic understanding of it and have been practicing on a daily basis lately. Short answer is: yes, it usually works. It is quite … [Read more…]

Spam Reading

I am receiving around 25 emails in my personal inbox and 30 spam emails every single day, and probably more than a hundred in my work email – half of them I only read the subject. It’s pretty easy to get lost in vast amounts of spam messages each day, yet we usually don’t. This … [Read more…]

iOS9: Sudden kCFStreamErrorDomainSSL Errors

Suddenly after upgrading my OS to El Capitan and downloading iOS 9 SDK for Xcode I began to experience the following errors when trying to reach Facebook Graph API:   NSURLSession/NSURLConnection HTTP load failed (kCFStreamErrorDomainSSL, -9802) Error:Error Domain=NSURLErrorDomain Code=-1200 “An SSL error has occurred and a secure connection to the server cannot be made.” … … [Read more…]