A brief introduction

Hi, I’m Melanie, a product manager with a background in web design and development. I’m currently helping shape new web technologies on the Microsoft Edge web platform team. I still love designing and building fun things for the web, and I’m currently dabbling in 3D art.

Recently on the web platform

Quiet notification requests

Upon interviewing folks about their experiences with permissioned APIs on the web, a clear theme emerged: many people find notification requests annoying or disruptive, unless they can clearly understand the value of notifications in their current context. Quiet notification requests in Microsoft Edge reduces such requests to a more subtle user interface (UI) treatment, so users can stay focused as they browse.

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On the blog

A grid of simplified book covers on my highlights site
Learning Log, Mar 2021

Starting an experiment of the month, and succumbing to my curiosity around Python.

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Recent side project

Fiber crafts blog

2021 A record of my fiber crafts projects, or adventures in knitting, sewing, and weaving.

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