Love this post from Rands In Repose and it couldn’t come at a better time. I’m working on finishing up a lot of little details on a web application and it’s great to remember how important these little things are.
Nice new site from Paul Boag for his podcast. I finally met him briefly at SXSW this year and he was great to talk to. The inaugural interview for the new site is friend and fellow Blue Flavorite, Jeff Croft.
“Occasionally someone would notice his value to a project, but instead of giving him the care he deserved, they’d just fork over copious amounts of cash to ship him off to his sketchy uncle SEO, who tied him up and fed him keywords all day long.”
Great tips on all aspects of UX design from the guys down the street at Google here in Seattle. I agree with a lot that’s said, but I lean towards removing all color instead of making things look unfinished to keep the focus on interactions.
A nice collection of user interfaces on the web. I’ve had a few ideas about doing something like similar to this last year but just haven’t had the time. I’m glad someone is compiling some good interaction design reference material.
Nietzsche on usability: “To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence.”