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I became a guerrilla UX fighter back in 1995.

Me in my guerrila days

I've been underground for many years, but recently decided to ditch the Kalashnikov, get out the trenches, and take a more formal approach to the topic.

Currently taking an MSc in Human-centred Interaction Design at City University, London.

I specialise in complex system, cognition and aesthetics; my current role is a UX/Product designer.


Nov
5
reviewed No Action Needed Can users login and register via the same form?
Nov
5
reviewed No Action Needed Displaying two similar adjacent numerical values
Nov
5
comment Dropdown or Sliding for choosing
@Crissov, could you provide a reference for this rule of thumb please?
Nov
5
comment Accessibility (color contrast) of report inappropriate function
Could you please clarify the following: 1) What's the relationship between the (tags?) images and the question. 2) How do you know that fail the AA compliance? 3) What do you mean by 'acceptable'?
Oct
27
reviewed Leave Closed Why do websites use a graphic instead of the HTML entity `≡` for the menu icon?
Oct
27
reviewed Edit Minimalistic UI Versus Too Many Choices, Modal Bootstrap
Oct
27
revised Minimalistic UI Versus Too Many Choices, Modal Bootstrap
Removed 'thank you' text.
Oct
27
comment Client wants to remove footer on certain pages, should I?
I like Jakob Nielsen, I really do, but SEO has it that on many sites footer links will be marked as rel=nofollow. Footers also add visual noise that is not always justified. It really depends! Anyhow, really agree with the attitude on the last paragraph; well put.
Oct
27
answered Helping users remember their activities
Oct
21
comment How long does it take a user to find and click an object in a list?
@MrHen In addition to Fitt's Law mentioned by Mervin, you may also wish to look into the various time constants various GOMS frameworks use. And I'd also look at Hick's Law, which is already linked within the link you have shared.
Oct
21
awarded  Pundit
Oct
15
comment Is this a cascading list? And what would be an alternate or better pattern to use?
As a side comment - if the 'edit' button enables form editing, there really shouldn't be a save button - the edit button should change to save once pressed. Can you save without pressing edit?
Oct
15
revised Dropdown execute action onChange
Fixed mispelling
Oct
15
comment Options to place “now” for a date input
Oh I see. But by that you may miss a need of users to enter something that is around 'Now', like 'a day from now', 'in 5 minutes', etc. I don't know what the fields are populated with to begin with, or what is the business logic behind the feature, but perhaps such user need exits?
Oct
15
comment Options to place “now” for a date input
I don't understand why are these checkboxes - it isn't state they deal with it is action and so they should really be buttons. What happens when the user uncheck the box?
Oct
15
comment Text articles vs Video tutorials
In some cases (like how a piano key works), there is importance to visual continuation. With text + images, the sequence is chopped and some information has to be filled in by the brain. Anyhow, I've extended my answer with an explanation on multimedia learning theories.
Oct
15
revised Text articles vs Video tutorials
Added a section on multimedia learning theory
Oct
14
revised Text articles vs Video tutorials
added 4 characters in body
Oct
14
comment Alternatives to tooltips in tablets?
I'd argue you can't treat mouse and touch based devices as one - if you're trying to create a catch-all design, one platform will have to suffer (obviously depending on the actual design, but this applies to any application with tooltips). From a usability perspective you should tailor the design to the device it'll run on, or simply accept you can't get it right on all.
Oct
14
answered Text articles vs Video tutorials