Last week a co-worker forwarded these images on the differences in how people communicate to the customer based on their role, e.g., marketing vs. advertising vs. branding. I thought the design one was pretty clever, but of course I had to add my own for user experience. For user experience designers, it isn’t about us. [Keep Reading...]
Saturday was a perfect day in Manhattan. It was the first real day of Spring that I could actually enjoy — so naturally I took my bike out of storage, pumped up the tires and went for a joy ride. Every time I go bike riding I try to explore something new. Saturday was certainly [Keep Reading...]
Two different calculations of my most frequently used words on Twitter, from Tweet Clouds and TweetStats. Tweet Clouds TweetStats What do you tweet about?
The process of getting my tweets onto my blog is so ridiculous that I just had to write a post about it. I essentially took notes using Twitter during the IA Summit, and wanted to post recaps for each session I attended on my blog. Tweets are listed in the archive in reverse chronological order [Keep Reading...]
I always love hearing case studies from client-vendor partnerships. In “Checking the feel of your UI with an interaction audit,” Josh Damon Williams from Hot Studio presented the work his company did with Peter Stahl‘s user experience team at eBay. Twitter notes here: Peter Stahl separates feel from the phrase “look and feel” — it’s [Keep Reading...]
Christian Crumlish of Yahoo! and Austin Govella of Comcast joined together at this year’s IA Summit to discuss their use of design patterns. Here are my Twitter notes: Christian Crumlish: Starting off with Christopher Alexander’s “A Pattern Language” Reference to Jennifer Tidwell’s “Designing Interfaces” Yahoo’s Pattern Library (which Christian curates) launched in 2005. Article by [Keep Reading...]