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Interaction Design

Lift (Elevator) Door Sensor Usability

An example of an interface hack on a lift in London

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Content Strategy

Simple design, intense content

Edward Tufte on how simplicity in design can reveal an intense clarity in the content/information design

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Information Architecture Interaction Design

(Touch) interface mantras

It’s not how many clicks it takes; it’s how many clicks it feels [and] “Looks Cool!” Should Never Interfere With “Works Well!”

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UX

Etch A Sketch Wireframe Tool

Portable, doesn’t require batteries, encourages rapid iteration. *Super practical*!

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UX

Hail to all the great UX designers of the world!

Two short films about the righteousness of user experience design!

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UX

University UX enhancement: Nomensa report

Nomensa recommends that University websites borrow more heavily from user-centred design, e-commerce and modern interface design practices to optimise UX

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Interaction Design

Budgets for Projects not People

The vast majority of websites I have worked with would be 100 times better off to spend 50,000 dollars every year on improving their websites, rather than spending 200,000 every three years on redesigns.

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Interaction Design Technology

Children and gesture interaction technologies

Human hands and voice, if you use them in the digital world in the same way as the physical world, are incredibly expressive

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Usability UX

Entry gate swipe card reader

Swipe card reader hack at a University entrance.

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UX

Sunk costs fallacy

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