“blind people use phones, read Kindles and watch TV in a variety of different ways”
“As Alexa, Cortana, Siri, and even customer support chat bots become the norm, we have to start carefully considering not only how our content looks but how it could sound. We can—and should—use HTML and ARIA to make our content structured, sensible, and most importantly, meaningful.”
by Michael Nielsen
Nine Essential Characteristics of Good UX Designers – Passion should be a the top of the list.
Book review: Wrench in the System by Harold Hambrose – Might be a good read for the executive in your life who hasn’t yet seen the light.
Refreshing Three HCI Laws: If you’ve never heard of Fitts’ Law, Hick’s Law, and the Power Law of Practice, here’s a quick recap.
Front End Concerns When Implementing Faceted Search – Part 1 – Daniel Tunkelang, Chief Scientist at Endeca, walks you through implementing a Faceted Search.
Managing UI complexity – An interaction designer discusses the various techniques he’s used to reduced the visual complexity of the application he’s designing.
As part of the Webstock Master Class series of workshops, Alex Wright will be presenting a workshop on ‘Stalking Your Users: How to Conduct User Research in the Real World‘ on Wednesday 19 August.