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Senior UX Architect, Thermo Fisher Scientific


Jun
26
comment Canceling a User Interview
I think this is a question about recruiting for user studies, not job recruiting. It's a good topic for this site.
Jun
26
answered Canceling a User Interview
Jun
25
comment Serif vs. Sans Serif
It's probable that that serifs have less impact on readability than proper line length and line spacing.
Jun
25
comment Is “UX” as an abbreviation for “user experience” meant to be ironic?
It's XTREME!! Not boring, like "UE" is. Ho hum.
Jun
25
comment incentives for user testing
I should mention that not all the unmoderated testing sites offer all types of testing. UserTesting.com and UserZoom both do general usability testing, which, it seems, is what you're interested in.
Jun
25
answered incentives for user testing
Jun
25
comment Mouse wheel interaction with nested scrollbars
Here they call it "Inception-style scrolling." baymard.com/blog/inline-scroll-areas
Jun
25
comment Mouse wheel interaction with nested scrollbars
I like the pause. And I like point #1. I'll just add that you'll want to watch for the instances where the sub-scrollers are too full of clickable stuff. If I click into a sub-scroller to draw focus, I'll want plenty of empty space to click in so I don't inadvertently click something in there that links me away.
Jun
24
comment Quick way to reach the edit form in a wiki: alternative to double-click?
The hovering Edit button is the best solution, I think. It could, as you describe, be placed on a paragraph, or it could stick to the browser window at the top or one of the sides so it's always available. (I agree with others here that co-opting double-clicks for a non-normal use is just asking for user frustration.)
Jun
23
comment How to display a single thumbnail for multiple human faces?
I like this. The icon changes when new people join, so it's not just one person's photo the whole time.
Jun
23
comment Disable or remove close button
If there's no close button on the video, I'll be hitting the close button on the browser.
Jun
23
answered Scheduling app: to add all day option or not?
Jun
18
answered Are carousels effective?
Jun
17
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Jun
13
comment Should I use pagination for longreads?
See this question: ux.stackexchange.com/questions/21375/…
Jun
13
comment What is a Call To Action?
Yes, the CTA is a marketing thing. In recent years, though, I've tried to define CTAs as UX things. That is, instead of steering the user toward the business's goal, they can be used to clarify the next step toward the user's goal.
Jun
12
comment Avoiding the Hermann grid illusion
The correct answer is, of course, try some things and see what works. (See Matthew's excellent trials below.)
Jun
11
comment Default filtering behavior: Everything displayed or everything hidden?
Are your captions correct? If no filters are active, then all results are shown. That makes sense. If all filters are active, then what? No results are shown?
Jun
11
comment How do you combat the “As a user” comments
Maybe your client is a user, and maybe you are too. But no UX pro would let users simply tell them what they do or what they want. That's what user testing is for, to observe what users do. And we all know what they do is usually different from what they say they do.
Jun
11
comment Can a label and a count link to the same detail list?
This solves another problem with the original list, where the wide gap between the numbers and labels makes it hard to associate them with each other. Alternatively, you can bring them together like this: "Not scheduled (1)". And in that case it seems natural to link just the label.