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Why Engagement and REALLY Good UX Matters

Why Engagement and REALLY Good UX Matters

I have a Wicked Problem as a work project right now. For inspiration and a general sense of groundedness, I pull out books and immerse myself into other people’s postulations and ideas. As Moore’s Law, Hick’s Ideas, The Magic of 7 and Tesler’s Law of the Conservation of Complexity dance around in my noggin, I […]

11:59 am , July 27, 2011 Comments Off on Why Engagement and REALLY Good UX Matters
Oldy but a Goodie(s)- Usability Principles- Heuristics

Oldy but a Goodie(s)- Usability Principles- Heuristics

Jakob Nielsen’s heuristics are probably the most used usability heuristics for user interface design. Nielsen developed the heuristics based on work together with Rolf Molich in 1990. The final set of heuristics that are still used today were released by Nielsen in 1994. The heuristics as published in Nielsen’s book Usability Engineering are as follows: […]

4:58 pm , March 25, 2010 Comments Off on Oldy but a Goodie(s)- Usability Principles- Heuristics

Texas on the Brink… Turning My Rose-Colored Glasses Red

Living in Texas has been a mixed blessing. My husband and I moved here so we could be close to his Cuban family, which is very important to both of us. I started my first Art Studio along the River. We  bought our first house together in a very exceptional historic neighborhood- a hidden enclave […]

Clean, Healthy Water a Fable of the Past?

Recently, I saw a person get out of their truck and throw 3 aluminum cans and 4 plastic bottles in the trash can in front of a gas station. While happy to see that they did not liter, I still got out of my car, rummaged through the trash and added this waste to my […]

Design vs. Art

In preparation for a User-Centered design seminar that I was leading for a local non-profit, I got to thinking about the difference between art and design. Of course, I Googled “design vs. art”. Surprised, as always, by the amount of results- I started sifting through… Design vs. Art:is an interaction, experience and product design blog […]