Mark Aron Szulyovszky

  • January 30, 2016

    Functional Reactive Intuition - Swift edition

    So, you’ve heard about reactive programming.Then you got discouraged, almost immediately.Like: is this guy really talking about switching on the observable of observables? I have no idea what’s going on.That’s all fine, we agree on one thing: peop...

  • January 09, 2016

    Big S(tate) notation

    There’s something that bothers me a little bit:We have this useful thinking tool, Big 0 notation, to measure the computation complexity of an algorithm / function.And it’s great! We can anticipate the amount of time that a certain operation could ...

  • January 08, 2016

    Making mistakes

    For a long time, my profile said “I make complex simple”.Well, first of all, it would have been more accurate to say: “I try to make complex simple but I fail most of the time”.Also, I don’t like the super-confident picture “I make complex simple....

  • August 09, 2015

    Post-text messaging?

    Have you ever been thinking about this little symbol?I sometimes do. It gives me that anticipation, that sense of presence, which always makes conversations a lot more enjoyable.I have a question though.Why do we have this representation of a conv...

  • September 07, 2014

    Anatomy of a touch interaction: Swipe-to-peep

    You open up your messaging app.Question: Why can’t you just “peep” into the thread by swiping on a conversation cell like this?Today’s state of interaction design seems a bit swipe-obsessive, right?But really, why do people love to cuddle their ph...

  • March 25, 2014

    Today’s mobile context-insensitivity

    The supercomputers we’re carrying around don’t know what we are doing and what we are up to — and that’s a problem.I have an iPhone.The technology inside is so advanced that I can’t even imagine — and there’s no chance I can actually understand ...

  • January 25, 2013

    Life in a startup incubator

    (I wish I had read this blogpost before I’ve got into one;)Now there are so many chances to travel, form a company and spend a 3-month period somewhere in the world - more than 300 tech-only startup incubators exist at the moment.We ended up in Es...

  • January 01, 2013

    Designing your personal identity

    So you are a graphic designer and you think you need a personal identity - not necessarily to show off your skills, but because you need to have one.And designing it can cause a lot of problems. I, myself can’t even count the hours I wasted on exp...