Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Madagascar pics


These pics are taken after we watched "Madagascar".
We had fun after the movies.
This was on father's day, so the whole family is present, including my sister Desiree - who financed it all (movies, food) and my brother Arvin. Of course not to be missed are my parents. Lolo and Lola, to be exact :)

SketchUp - realllly easy 3D!


Yes, it is easy 3D! talk about drag and drop, or even better, push and pull type of command to make 3D objects. That's how I can describe SketchUp! a software program to create 3D from sketch and/or scratch.

Developed for the conceptual stages of design, this powerful yet easy-to-learn software allows for quick and easy 3D form creation, the result is an interface that supports a dynamic, creative exploration of 3D form, material and light. See for yourself visit http://www.sketchup.com/

I have viewed some of the tutorials and I was really blown at the ease of use of this software to create. Just add your imagination and the possibilities would be endless. Oh my, so many softwares, so little time. This is just the tool for creative artists like me, I can now fantasize about the things I could create with this thing!

Digital Usability Testing

I just stumbled on TechSmith's MORAE , an all-digital usability solution that lets you see real users – including their verbal and facial expressions – as they experience your software, Web site, or Web application. Morae allows you to collect valuable data to improve user experience, navigation, information finding and much more.

I was thinking of making this program (as a service) available to business owners by buying the license (P$1298) and offer the service of digital usablity testing at a lower price, of course. This would be a win-win situation for guys like me because I can offer a service (which only big companies can do right now) at a reasonable cost and business owners can avail of this and improve their bottoms, so to speak.

I have not heard of companies (at least here in the Philippines) offer this kind of service. This may be a good idea, hmmmmm...