Are there any common practices for handling the death of a user? How should the claim of a death be verified? How should the deceased user be "visualized" or otherwise indicated on their ...
I am on a project where we are implementing show/hide password functionality, and after significant research I discovered the 'Open Eye'/ 'Closed Eye' to be fairly standard. Once this was implemented ...
We know that colors represent different things in different cultures, and selecting the wrong color can have unexpected and unwanted effect on how we present our organization. Gaming sites such as ...
I've been wondering about this for some time, are there any libraries or resources online that show what connotations are attached to any given design element from a cultural perspective? I am aware ...
I've seen some anecdotal evidence that design differs between cultures - such as THE PUZZLE OF JAPANESE WEB DESIGN But are there any case studies or quantitative data in this area? Aside from ...
As a Briton, I realise there are cultural differences that I need to consider while testing. For example I have found that citizens from the Indian subcontinent are less likely to directly criticise ...
Everything I read about usability on western websites is mostly the opposite of what I'm told to do at my workplace in Japan. For example : - make landing pages as crowded as possible - avoid share ...
At my workplace I am planning a research effort studying some in-house software. I would like to use Gaver's Cultural Probe technique because the exploratory nature of the methodology appeals to my ...
In North America the Aesop fable about the tortoise and the Hare is well known, and glyphs of a tortoise (turtle) and hare (rabbit) are understood to represent varying speeds. Is this generally the ...