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Whit Hour – Week 12

Thank you so much to the 35 people who showed up for the twelfth week of Whit Hour — my weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. Tune in every Monday night from 10-11pm Eastern Time at http://www.livestream.com/whithour (new [Keep Reading...]

Pleasure and Pain in Other Languages

Receiving a request from someone who wants to translate your blog posts into other languages is thrilling and humbling. It’s such an honor to know that these pieces resonate with anyone at all — but to find out that they cross geographical and cultural barriers is truly amazing! Here are some of the translations I [Keep Reading...]

My Top 10 User Experience Blogs to Watch in 2010 on Blogs.com

Last April I had the honor of contributing a guest list on the 10 Best UX (User Experience) Design blogs [the list, my blog post] for Six Apart’s Blogs.com. I still regularly read almost all of the blogs I listed, but recently realized that there are many new, revamped or lesser known UX blogs that [Keep Reading...]

Pleasure and Pain now on UX Magazine

I am happy to announce that starting today, some of my posts on this here blog will be syndicated to UX Magazine. UX Magazine is an online publication for user experience professionals that was founded in 2006 and was nominated for a Webby in 2007. In their words: Every month we combine original articles with [Keep Reading...]

Best of the Last Two Years

I’ve published 447 blog posts over the past two years, but there are a few that really stick out in my mind. Some took a lot of research and analysis, some were important announcements, and others captured my wild emotions at pivotal moments in my personal and professional life. Below you’ll find a list of [Keep Reading...]

Pleasure and Pain turns 2

I started this blog two years ago on January 10, 2008 with a post titled, Genesis. I didn’t know at the time just how fitting a word it was. It truly marked the beginning of my re-creation. Since then I’ve published 447 posts (including this one), received 1,491 comments, and had 159,031 unique visitors. The [Keep Reading...]

Whit Hour – Week 3

Thank you so much to the 20 or so folks who showed up for the third week of Whit Hour — my weekly one-hour video chat to answer any and all of your questions about user experience, consulting, and whatever else you throw at me. Sorry for the last-minute day change. I was stuck in [Keep Reading...]