Some great videos from the RNIB about how to guide people with vision loss and other disabilities. Useful in general, but especially at a11y events and when testing with diverse users. Top tips: Approach from front and introduce self Ask if would like assistance Ask how they would like to be assisted Let them hold your arm securely before you…
Fun day testing an innovative responsive navigation concept for tablet devices for City University London's Department of Journalism. Initial results seem to indicate that the core navigation concept is misleadingly simple, both in terms of a loss of context and an ambiguous interface design. Which is why we test =)
Build a mobile device testing sled using only materials readily available in a standard office stationary cupboard (and kitchen).
Portable, doesn't require batteries, encourages rapid iteration. Awesome =) Source: Iman Moradi
Accessibility is simply usability under a magnifying glass. Mild challenges for [some] people are magnified tremendously for people with disabilities.
From error to error one discovers the entire truth
In analyzing [sic] complexity, fast iteration almost always produces better results than in-depth analysis. Speed of iteration beats quality of iteration.