Beautiful timelapse video by Mateus!
Visualization of trip data for 10,000 taxi rides over the course of 24 hours in NYC.
This project was a collaboration between Tom McKeogh, Eliza Montgomery and Juan F Saldarriaga.
"The assumption here is that everything we design should work exactly as expected, and functionality is how we test expectations. But what this approach misses is that 1) Products do not need to be functionally perfect for people to use it, And related, imperfection will not necessarily cause ‘abandonment.’ 2) Functionality is only half of the story. The interaction between products and users creates meaning, and that is our ultimate concern."
"If the answer is no—“if the motivation to learn is all extrinsic, all this drumbeat of ‘You—must—learn—to—code’—then I’d say skip it,” Sloan says. “Instead, develop other complementary skills, of which there are plenty.”"
Making friends at the studio.