The fruits of UX Cambridge

I like to think about stuff. My problem is that some of the hardest stuff to think about is trying to decide what stuff to think about in the first place. I guess that’s not unusual – one percent inspiration and all that… But once I do get those first...

Insert job title here

If you’re a UX designer who codes, you might read Leisa Reichelt on whether UX Developer is really a thing, and also Andy Budd’s response that UX Developer is a misleading and potentially damaging job title. Who’s right. Who’s wrong. Does it...

UX Cambridge 2013 – Reviewed, and An Apology

Last week was UX Cambridge 2013, mark three. I don’t know if three years is enough to establish a conference, but If I didn’t know, I’d never have guessed it was only in it’s third year. The whole event in the lovely grounds of Churchill...

Google Glass User Interface Guidelines

As Google releases the new Developer API info (the ‘Mirror’ API) for Glass we also get a new set of user interface guidelines to go with the dozens of others that can be collected from around the web. Here’s Timothy Jordan speaking at SXSW recently...

What is user experience? Exactly.

I’ve been asked a few times recently, “So what exactly is user experience?” It’s a good question, but there’s a problem with it. The word ‘exactly’. Trying to define user experience exactly is like trying to nail jelly to a...

Lloyds TSB Statement Export – A Bad UX.

I had occasion to need to export a years worth of statements to an Excel file to help with filing a self assessment tax form. This is a typical task completed by many people during January as the deadline for self assessment forms looms up at the end of the month. I...