The VX Lab at NC State studies how visual technologies affect human emotion, thinking and behavior. Our interests span computer graphics, human-computer interfaces, visualization, psychology and design. We post news from both ourselves and others here.
Dustin Mierau is co-founder and Chief Designer at Path, a journal and social network for Android and iPhone. Before Path, he co-founded Macster, which eventually became Napster for Mac. Mierau took a few minutes to talk to The Verge about the finer points of designing great software, how to stay focused, and about remembering the internet before it was filled with ads. You can find him on Twitter at @dmierau.