A blogger’s worst nightmare

When you hit Save Draft and you get this message: WordPress Failure Notice: Your attempt to edit this post has failed. Please try again. Luckily for me, when I hit the Back button I discovered that WordPress had auto-saved the draft and none of my edits were lost. Still, perhaps they should consider using a [Keep Reading…]

Twitter changes its email notifications

By default, every time someone new follows you on Twitter, you get a notification via email (which you can turn off in the Settings, as I have). Yesterday I saw a bunch of people in my stream talking about a newly designed email notification so I decided to look into it. Here’s the old notification [Keep Reading…]

Photo of the day: Unattended Kids

This one wasn’t exactly a submission (I asked for it), but like yesterday’s it was snapped by someone other than me — the luminous Andrew Hinton. While we were in Memphis for the IA Summit, Andrew was enjoying a meal at the Flying Fish when he spotted this sign. WE LOVE KIDS, BUT PLEASE KEEP [Keep Reading…]

Old news: UX in the mainstream

Last summer when I was watching American Idol or some such thing, I walked into the kitchen during a commercial break but was quickly drawn back when this caught my ear: “The fun part is taking complex technology and making it easy to use for customers.” — Jason Johnson, UI designer for the Ford Focus [Keep Reading…]