I’ll say it upfront: I’m a big fan of field & participant observation. I know, I know, getting people in the lab, under controlled conditions, with the latest and greatest observation technology seems “scientific”. Yet, ask yourself how much it changes the very thing you’re trying to observe. I’m not concerned about the user feeling […]
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As the old adage goes, when the only tool you have is a hammer, then every problem will look like a nail. Smartphones — and apps — have become so pervasive that they are becoming that proverbial hammer.
Very good read about touch-interaction misconceptions, via UXmatters.
The sins that make your audience fall asleep, solve crosswords, and blog — all while you’re presenting your research at a conference.
“The book typographer has the job of erecting a window between the reader inside the room and that landscape which is the author’s words.” — B. Warde
The interface designer has the job of erecting a bridge between the user sitting in front of the computer and that user’s dream of a completed job.