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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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My rainbow and blue phone

Recently my phone turned a combination of rainbows and blue: The apps I’ve installed started to change their logo, something that is always a challenge to users. Every Google app turned to a rainbow. My productivity apps turned blue. So … Continue reading

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Regarding night mode

There has long been a trend that real developers work in editors that use white text on black background, or in the past decade, light text on a dark background. This never worked for me and visiting a rather interesting text … Continue reading

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UI/UX menu names

I knew of the “burger menu” but had not realised the other menus had names as well. But of course they have: “Hamburger” is of course the American version of our “burger”. I will refer to the tools menu in … Continue reading

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The UX 10 year challenge

From Cyrek Digital:  

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Every website in 2018

Every website in 2018 pic.twitter.com/Gm7jhfuuUO — Daryl Ginn (@darylginn) October 20, 2018 (twitter)

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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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UX

At se Hawaii’s system til udsendelse af advarsels-SMS’er – det der blev brugt til at sende missiladvarslen i januar – sammen med denne opremsning af Laws of UX er tankevækkende. Der er i hvert fald ikke mange der har overvejet … Continue reading

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Windows 10 uden en Microsoft konto

Heldigvis behøver man ikke en Microsoft konto for at bruge Windows 10, men det er naturligvis ikke nogen garanti for at ens computervaner ikke registreres hos Microsoft eller en af dem udpeget tredjepart. Til gengæld er muligheden skjult bag et … Continue reading

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En samling af UX redskaber

UX Directory, en samling af alle de user experience redskaber man som udvikler kan bruge.

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