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Accessibility Usability

Accessibility as deep usability

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UX

Sunk costs fallacy

Jack Moffett’s take on why sunk costs causes shoddy design to last forever

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Interaction Design Technology UX

Simplicity in labelling and functionality

Insights in simplicity from the legendary industrial designer who ‘put the world in a briefcase’ when he created the world’s first folding laptop computer.

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Interaction Design UX

Pretty websites still have to function well

Gerry McGovern on the interplay between aesthetics and function

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Interaction Design Technology

Apple: Innovation or Stagnation?

Thoughts on Apple’s future of design innovation.

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User Research

Success via Failure

ZURB on why prototyping is a way to discover errors in your thinking

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User Research

Boyd’s Law of Iteration

Speed of iteration beats the quality of iteration.

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Content Strategy

Tufte on the primacy of content

Content must always be actively designed and governed to meet user needs

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Content Strategy Information Architecture

Attributes of Content vs. Information Design

Cull clutter and confusion to reveal signal and truth.

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Content Strategy Interaction Design

Content is the platform

Design content for reuse and context first, not interfaces.