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I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology in May 2011. I currently work for UTC Aerospace Systems in Massachusetts. My full CV is available on StackOverflow Careers and LinkedIn.

My professional interests include software project management, software engineering process, software measurements and metrics, leadership, and professionalism in software engineering. I'm also a casual student of psychology and sociology, especially as they apply to a business context. Personally, I have taken up photography as a hobby. I'm also a casual gamer.


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comment Is the Windows Start button an example of poor mapping?
Per @BenBrocka, this is being migrated to the User Experience Stack Exchange for experts in usability and HCI. I think you'll probably get better answers there.
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comment What colours should arithmetical operators +, −, ÷ and × have?
I believe @JeroenEijkhof might be referring to the 5 Whys, often used in root cause analysis.
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comment What are Windows Phone 7 best practices ?
The guidelines provided by Microsoft ARE the best practices. Just like you can find Apple guidelines for Mac and iOS development, GNOME and KDE guidelines for Linux development, and so on. Perhaps after the phone has been out for a while, individual trends will emerge, but it's way to soon for that to have happened.
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comment What are Windows Phone 7 best practices ?
The link works for me...I just checked it.
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answered Does style matter in a good UI?