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Aesthetics vs. usability

I am not the only one who thinks the Google app icons are confusing: Not even aesthetics, but mere uniformity. Managers drive changes like this, not artists. — Paul Graham Violates the 1st principle of effortless seeing (thanks to cog … Continue reading

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When the end user is not the customer

When you are selling to the end user, you have to show him that your product will solve a problem for him, in a way that is worth the effort. You are forced to prioritise usability. When you are selling … Continue reading

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Voice assistants suck

Paraphrasing the Nielsen Norman Group, voice assistants suck. Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and, I am guessing, Cortana. Of course, the level of suck depends on your mastery of English accents, so I expect they suck more for Danes than … Continue reading

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De første 10 sekunder er vigtigst

En ny undersøgelse viser at design og indhold af en webside har op mod 10 sekunder til at overbevise brugeren om at de nødvendige informationer er tilstede. Ellers er brugeren gået videre. Chao Lui, Ryen W. White og Susan Dumais … Continue reading

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