This is a repost from an article I wrote on April 1, 2016, when I first started doing UX design.

2013. Oakland High School. My AP biology class after they finished their year-end projects.
2013. Oakland High School. My AP biology class after they finished their year-end projects.

I read an article today in waitbutwhy.com called “How Tesla Will Change the World”. In the first section, it explains in layman’s terms what energy is, the history of how we acquire and use energy, what using energy is doing to our planet, and how we can slow down that process. All the while, it not only made perfect sense, and was easy to understand, but it was also pretty funny! I enjoyed reading it, and believe me, that is…


Everyone’s dream is to buy one of these “Full House” houses

Back in the 70’s and 80’s, it was commonplace for our parents to buy their first house in their 20’s and live in it for a number of years before selling it for many times its original value. Today, we see Millenials reaching ages far past young-adulthood without even considering buying a home. Particularly in San Francisco, people cling to their rent-controlled apartments, thanking God they can still afford to live in this city. According to this Bloomberg article,

“The American Dream increasingly involves a lease, not a mortgage.” Further adding: “Most low-income families don’t rent by choice…. …

Alice Barton

UX Designer

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