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Posted on October 27th, 2009
Thanks to the brains behind today's search algorithms, searching for things we know is incredibly easy. It's what we don't know that is difficult to find.
Posted on September 21st, 2009 by
The On Demand Books ‘Espresso’ machine, that prints out a fully bound book in minutes, seems much in the news lately.
Posted on September 8th, 2009
A usability study, is that like a focus group?
Clients sometimes ask this question when we start talking about doing usability testing on their website or product. The answer is “well sort of, but not really.”
Posted on August 18th, 2009
You know those funny, interesting, inspirational, and distracting links emailed from friends? StumbleUpon takes this concept to the next level in terms of scale.
Posted on August 13th, 2009 by
When I’m in meetings or workshops I often have small epiphanies based on what is being discussed, that I write down as memos to self. A few weeks ago, my memo said: “Remember external communications”.
Posted on August 10th, 2009 by
Until recently I hadn't found a particularly compelling reason to use Twitter. Some of my colleagues raved about it but it just didn't interest me. Recently, however, I found a good use for Twitter - recruiting for a user research study.
Posted on July 20th, 2009
Should you ditch your favourite search engine and move over to Bing? Probably not - and here is why, from a user experience point of view.
Posted on July 19th, 2009 by
Posted on July 17th, 2009
"I want to follow your witty thoughts ... just join Twitter!"
So nags my friend. They say brevity is the soul of wit. Wit does not often work well without context though. How well does Twitter incorporate context into its brevity-oriented space?
Posted on August 6th, 2008 by
Colour is the worst reason to buy a bike says my local bike seller (we’re talking bicycles here, not motorcycles). I can’t really disagree, it’s true, there are so many other things to consider like fit, comfort, components, style of bike that really colour shouldn’t even appear on the list of requirements.