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Apr
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revised User's reaction to a web-browser opening upon exiting application
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Apr
17
comment User's reaction to a web-browser opening upon exiting application
On the other hand, perhaps this game is a 'quickie,' and the inhibition to trying an alternative is low. I know that I have found a developers game and instead have ended up choosing one of their other games.
Mar
20
answered Are expanding divs a bad idea for a mobile portfolio?
Mar
12
revised How do I design a beautiful 6 month calendar view with 15+ event types?
formatting
Feb
12
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
4
comment What perceptual mechanism governs this road indicator design?
@tohster He is saying that it is a learned sign — and somethingyou have to learn explicitly will cause slower reaction times than an implicit no-need-to-learn-it interface. That same concern is mine in the question. If the signs are learned signs, then there drivers' reaction time is slower.
Feb
4
revised Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
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Feb
4
comment Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
Thanks @Deduplicator, I updated the answer ^
Feb
3
revised Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
direct answer
Feb
2
revised Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
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Feb
2
revised Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
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Feb
2
comment Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
@DanielBrown I think the idea is implicitly complicated, and is best-suited for a user base that can initially handle this kind of complexity. Once they have 'alpha tested' it, what will emerge is language and simplifications that work for less-technical, so-called-naive, users. Then the idea can be trialed among them.
Feb
2
answered Should edits affect upvotes/likes?
Sep
19
revised Is it safe to assume everyone uses / has mouse wheels?
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Aug
27
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Jul
27
comment What perceptual mechanism governs this road indicator design?
I am struggling to decide the best answer to choose. The design does not appear to have origin in any implicit meaning via the perceptual system. Yet, there is a possibility for an unintended implicit meaning.
Jun
24
comment What perceptual mechanism governs this road indicator design?
@JediCommymullah read the rest of the comments, inherent meaning (arising from a natural affordance that was translated into a design), is quite different from assumed meaning. Maybe you can think of it as 'denote' vs. 'connote.' DaveAlger is the only one to address that a yield-sign is an arrow that points at you, counter to your direction of flow/travel. Please consider how I used the term "perceptual", and my answer to other discussion. best
Jun
22
comment What perceptual mechanism governs this road indicator design?
anything is learnable. It become convention. For that reason, I focused the question on the perceptual mechanisms that reinforce or establish the meaning. if you are saying that there "there are none" and it's all convention... that's a viable answer. (fwiw.... I wouldn't buy it without disproof by showing the perceptual affordances of the structure are against the meaning-in-context.)
Jun
21
comment What perceptual mechanism governs this road indicator design?
If it's clear then I think we must be able to state and/or deconstruct it? I'm looking for a rationale that goes deeper, or is more transparent in another direction, than that I posted in the question. Arguing that less is needed to understand... I don't think that's Teaching. No offense