I have been doing full time UX for about 5 years, but I love keeping up with my frontend developer teams, and I’m fascinated to see how they work today.Continue reading “FEDUX”
Chatbots are taking over! GUIs and NUIs are so last year! Artificial Intelligence is so darn good and freely available that you can just speak and make it so.Continue reading “Designing VUIs”
As someone who has spent most of my career designing and building websites, I tend to think of interaction design within the realm of explicit interactions.Continue reading “What the Internet of Things means for Interaction Design”
Good writing on the web takes commitment and skill. It’s the difference between a website with a great user experience and a mediocre one, yet we still struggle to give it the same importance as we do to web design and build.
I guess I’ve had a site of my own since about 1999. I recently re-built this site, mostly because my WordPress install kept falling prone to various vulnerabilites, but also because I tend to redesign it every couple of years out of boredom and a need to express where I’m at.Continue reading “A design history of chillfinn.com”
I must say that I don’t fully understand the assertion that the days are numbered for people who know how to plan, write and optimise semantic, lean, mean HTML and CSS.
This encapsulates so much of what I think about how the world has changed for people. You can’t compare this to the experience you have nowadays in commercial air travel.
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So this probably got implemented awhile ago, but how the blazes are you supposed to know that contacts are found by clicking on the Gmail word with the tiny arrow?
This is an example of trying to minimise the interface at the cost of usability, with negative results.
I know this is an established design, but I bet most people don’t understand the affordance in this lid for getting liquid out and into your cup.