How to Live and Breathe Digital, Yet Still Have a Life

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March 31st, 2014

Don’t worry – this article doesn’t involve breathing deeply or listening to whale music; though I admit that on occasion, I do find myself considering whether I should turn to these methods on particularly stressful days. Instead, I just go slowly insane. Moving on. So, what was the first thing you did when you woke… continue reading

3 Surprises from Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research

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March 25th, 2014

It is (hopefully) common knowledge amongst UX practitioners that it is beneficial to test early and test often. However, how to test and what to test may not be as well-known. Qualitative research allows the researcher to dig deep into the causes and consequences of behavior. Quantitative research allows the researcher to project how many… continue reading

The Limits of Responsive Design

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February 18th, 2014

It is no surprise that we currently live in a multi-screen world but did you know that the majority of the European website hasn’t been optimized for the normal screen (yes, mobile first sweet marketeers)? This is a sad development because the right solution is within hand’s reach: responsive design. As you all may know… continue reading

Free Ebooks about Usability

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January 21st, 2014

If you are a reading buff as much as I am, you probably realized that good books don’t come cheap. Aside from that, they do tend to take a lot of space as well. That is why I have gathered some interesting free ebooks, which will perfectly fit on your tablet. Topic is Usability. Enjoy… continue reading

Designing for Disaster

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January 7th, 2014

A plane crashes. A storm floods the land. A bomb explodes in a city. And with each of these catastrophic events, an ecosystem of victims, first responders, government agencies, volunteers, and other interested parties is created. Everyone in this ecosystem has their own needs – victims need shelter, food, and water; first responders need maps… continue reading