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Roving Psychologist.


Jan
26
comment How to prioritize target groups for a web site?
Just to clarify: do you mean an intranet or extranet ? ( sites to help the business and its customers carry out 'business processes') ?
Jan
25
comment Why are software EULAs typically displayed in a tiny non-adjustable box with lots of scrolling?
It's because companies don't actually want people to read them....So they can steal their customers souls...geek.com/articles/games/…
Jan
24
comment What is the best way to inspire users to choose strong password?
@ Lèse majesté. Thanks. I'm sure I've come across this as well somewhere. Telling users HOW they can produce passwords which are both; easy to remember - and hard to crack; - would be a good answer to the question.
Jan
23
revised Derive universal mental model from bunch of user mental models, good practice or not?
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Jan
23
answered Derive universal mental model from bunch of user mental models, good practice or not?
Jan
23
comment What is the best way to inspire users to choose strong password?
Interesting, "howsecureismypassword.net" - does seem to back up the view that a long, but easy to remember phrase is hard to crack by a mechanical attack.
Jan
22
comment What is the best way to inspire users to choose strong password?
I think a password strength meter gets part way there. It may also be useful to give some quick tips on EASY ways to make a password stronger - one of which (I believe) is to just make it longer
Jan
21
comment Where can I read more about how the brain utilizes patterns?
The question is about pattern recognition - the Wikipedia article doesn't mention pattern recognition at all..
Jan
21
answered How to recruit user test participants?
Jan
20
revised How should I indicate an added row of buttons above the iPad's keyboard is scrollable?
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Jan
20
answered How should I indicate an added row of buttons above the iPad's keyboard is scrollable?
Jan
18
revised Where can I read more about how the brain utilizes patterns?
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Jan
18
comment Where can I read more about how the brain utilizes patterns?
Nah, there's loads out there on pattern matching - such as 'schemas' - which I'll add the link to on my answer below
Jan
15
answered Where can I read more about how the brain utilizes patterns?
Jan
14
comment Is it a problem if a word describing a software action has additional controversial meanings in the real world?
The term logging actually comes from the method of calculating a ship's speed: navis.gr/navaids/log.htm
Jan
11
comment What do I need to know to get started as a professional UX/interaction designer?
That covers most, but not all, roles.
Jan
11
comment How to best ask for computer experience in a survey?
If you can - do a trial run on a small sample first, before doing the full survey.
Jan
11
comment How to best ask for computer experience in a survey?
Agree with give them a list of prompts. People recognise items better than the recall them.
Jan
7
comment When exactly is a CAPTCHA system a good idea?
I don't know what book it was trying to digitise - but I've seen some quite rude reCAPTCHA words come up !
Jan
7
answered How do you indicate that a UI element affords sliding, without using an actual slider?