Zachary Hamed currently heads design & business development at Bowery in New York City as a Thiel Fellow. Previously, he studied computer science at Harvard and worked with Rough Draft Ventures and Jawbone. Twitter, LinkedIn, press.

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Bye, Google Maps
Thursday August 28, 2014

A look at the user experience of mobile map apps and Citymapper's understanding of user behavior.

The Art and Science of a Mac Menubar App
Thursday August 14, 2014

Analyzing how top Mac menubar apps are designed.

Engineering Serendipity
Tuesday April 29, 2014

The art and science of creating chance.

Design in Enterprise
Wednesday March 12, 2014

The evolution of UI/UX in enterprise companies, illustrated with GIFs.

13 Years of Harvard Computer Society
Tuesday February 11, 2014

Digging into the archives to see what geeks really did back in the day.

The 20 Best Lessons from Social Psychology
Tuesday December 3, 2013

e.g. why are there 20 lessons and not 19?

What makes a good visualization?
Monday August 19, 2013

My summer at Jawbone and the art of the visualization.


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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History's Most Creative Minds by Fast Company