recent findings: Product design management, jQuery sliders, and color sound synaesthesia

Testing out the embedly wordpress plugin.  These are a few pages I’ve recently visited that I’ve learned from.

1) There is a lot I can pick up from Julie Zhou’s blog. She is involved in product design and management.  Good product people are as essential as the best developers in growing a company.

A Manager’s Manifesto – The Year of the Looking Glass10) Always get the full story before making a decision. 9) It’s incredibly easy to ‘flip the switch’ and start writing people off after a few bad experiences. Resist at all costs. You were bumbling once too. You made poor decisions. You learn and grow, and so does everybody else.

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2) Noura pointed me to an awesome tutorial for jQuery sliders. I’ve been making browser synths so I’m pumped to learn more about building nice UIs.

Colorful Sliders With jQuery & CSS3 | TutorialzineColorful Sliders With jQuery & CSS3 Martin Angelov jQuery Trickshots is our new epic jQuery tips and tricks book. Check it out! In this tutorial we are using jQuery and the new transformation features brought by CSS3 to create a three dimensional dynamic slider effect.

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3) I love the color sound synaesthesia Neil Harbisson talks about. The matching of hue to pitch makes sense. I wonder how the mapping could be adjusted to take into account sonic harmonies and color harmonies.  Or how saturation and lightness can affect the sound too.

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