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Roving Psychologist.


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awarded  Good Answer
Jul
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revised Messages such as “Operation Successfully Completed”: Is word “successfully” really necessary?
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
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revised Messages such as “Operation Successfully Completed”: Is word “successfully” really necessary?
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Jul
17
comment Mobile Site Usability
I'd be surprised if other companies weren't offering remote user testing on mobile devices: the principle is the same, its just a different screen.
Jul
17
answered Messages such as “Operation Successfully Completed”: Is word “successfully” really necessary?
Jul
16
comment What's the difference between Information Architecture and Interaction Design?
IA becomes more significant on 'big sites' in which the organisation of large amounts of information becomes more significant.
Jul
16
comment What's the difference between Information Architecture and Interaction Design?
Agreed. I don't think this clarifies things at all.
Jul
16
comment What are some good methods for displaying large amounts of text?
Some good answers on formatting - but the fundemental one is 'does the user actually need / want all that text' - You might think all the text is important - but does the user ?
Jul
15
comment Should applications include currently useless features?
Excellent answer !
Jul
15
comment Apdex - Where does the “four times” factor come from?
I'm rather wary of anything which turns the subjective world of user experience into nice, neat, numbers.
Jul
13
revised Touchscreens in car consoles
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Jul
13
answered Touchscreens in car consoles
Jul
13
answered System Usability Scale (SUS)
Jul
9
comment Alternatives to “Like”, “+1”, “Bookmark”, and “Favorite”?
I think the term "Follow" is good - it gets over the idea of both approval and the fact that you wish to continue to be 'part of the gang'.
Jul
9
answered What would be the best methods to find out the factors that can change customers behaviours who call?
Jul
8
comment Why are double-handle taps still installed in households and public washrooms?
The scalding issue is actually a big one - there is always the potential for a mixer tap to contain some hot water. Users have to learn to run a mixer tap for a second to ensure that it won't deliver unexpectedly hot water.
Jul
8
awarded  Revival
Jul
7
answered Conducting user testings when end-users are very specified group in another country
Jul
7
comment Exposing touch screen sensitivity in the UI
Postscript 2: Such is the growth of the touch screen that I noticed a car park ticket machine near here has had signs added to it "This is NOT a touch screen" - as clearly people were trying to touch the screen rather than the physical buttons along the edges of the screen...