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I work at Airbnb doing iOS, and I love it.

I love cohesive design: showing that you care enough to design something amazing from the bottom up is a requirement to really get my attention.

I love little details: I probably sweat the details in everything I do—a true strength and weakness—more than anyone I've ever met.

I don't settle when it comes to The User Experience: users, at the end of the day, are the only ones who matter, so if I'm not unwavering in my determination to create the ultimate User Experience, then I'm not doing my job.

Other than that, I enjoy studying Japanese and whistling like a pro to my favorite songs.


Apr
26
asked Why is katakana sometimes used to replace hiragana?
Apr
26
accepted Why is 「この人」 sometimes pronounced like 「このしと」?
Apr
26
accepted How can 「うん」 be used to mean both “yes” and “no?”
Apr
26
comment How can 「うん」 be used to mean both “yes” and “no?”
On a side note, I really need to go through Genki myself. I've been stuck with some pretty awful textbooks in my Japanese classes so far!
Apr
26
comment Which kanji has the greatest number of strokes?
@Matt Taito is the name of a video game company. Does that make it real? ;)
Apr
26
comment Which kanji has the greatest number of strokes?
Wow, this is a great find. It does touch on Japanese kanji as well, but even the obscure Chinese characters are really cool. Thanks!
Apr
26
awarded  Quorum
Apr
26
comment Why does furigana occasionally appear as katakana?
I should have pointed out that in the actual anime (and likely in the manga as well), the characters do pronounce 部 as ぶ. Quite frequently, if not always. So this was where my confusion arose from. :)
Apr
26
asked Can 物 be added to any word to make it mean “things?”
Apr
26
revised Why does furigana occasionally appear as katakana?
Added a new tag
Apr
26
revised How can 「うん」 be used to mean both “yes” and “no?”
Clarified the context of the question
Apr
26
accepted Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
Apr
26
asked How can 「うん」 be used to mean both “yes” and “no?”
Apr
26
asked Can ま be used as an interjection to connote an indignant tone?
Apr
26
asked Why are there so many sound symbolic words?
Apr
26
revised Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
Made my reasoning for asking this question more apparent
Apr
26
comment Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
@Jesse Good point.
Apr
26
comment Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
@Andrew Grimm Wow, thanks for those resources. I'll take a look.
Apr
26
asked Why is 「この人」 sometimes pronounced like 「このしと」?
Apr
26
comment Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
@Jesse See my comment to one of the answers below. I understand exactly where you're coming from, but I sort of tried to explain my rationale about why I think it could make sense in this case.