Ebonique Boyd (product lead) examimes the implications of the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) in app design, arguing for a more user-centric approach that prioritizes satisfaction and wellbeing. We delve into the concerning rise of anxiety among young adults, drawing links to certain design practices.
Find out about Art Scene's latest app update, which balances the concept of 'slow tech' with an enhanced user experience. The update improves the app's backend infrastructure, resulting in a faster art rating process. Additionally, the app's acceptance into the Apple Store marks a significant
Welcome to Art Scene: Meet More Friends, formerly known as AI Art Advisor. Our app has undergone a rebranding journey to better cater to a wider audience, particularly those in the middle class, who are interested in discovering and understanding the world of art. While
It's been about two years since we first conceived the app, and I have been thinking about some consistent feedback that we seem to receive. Some people don't like not seeing the artist's name, title, or description before rating.
I wanted to remove any biases. I
The team is grateful to be accepted into ActHouse Tulsa's second cohort. It was incredibly powerful to see Cohort One's Demo Day before signing our agreements. The cohort was introduced by Lt. Gov Matt Pinnell who discussed the state's priorities for encouraging new businesses. ActHouse
Blog Launch & Art Research
Ebonique Boyd launched a blog about her art collecting hobby and gave herself a yearly budget of $5000. She used the money to travel to different galleries, read books on art collecting, and pay for some research help.
2018 - 2019
I'm excited to share that I'm a featured speaker at the US Patent and Trademark Office on February 24th. Thanks to our pro-bono patent attorney Zachary Pratt at Fredrikson and Byron, PA, Budget Collector was recently able to submit our patent application last month.
The app is re-released on Apple in TestFlight with several bug fixes. We are working on completing several ML-based projects for the next update slated for completion in March 2022.
The app is still available to be tested on Android.
However, Apple only allows us to test for three months at a time. We are now working to update the following for both Apple and Android:
Fix app crashing when uploading new images.Update image randomizer.Pulling correct data
The recent GoDaddy hack that impacted 1.2 million customers has also impacted our former website. Budget Collector has changed servers for our website. We are looking to create a more secure site through a different hosting server and hope that the website should be fully