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Roving Psychologist.


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
added 5 characters in body
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...
Jul
4
accepted Forcing Users To think up More Complex Passwords / Ease of Remembering Them
Jul
4
comment Forcing Users To think up More Complex Passwords / Ease of Remembering Them
I go with this bit as the question answer "Forcing users to do anything is rarely a good idea. It might be better to allow all passwords, but display a "Password strength" value as direct feedback after they enter the password"
Jul
2
revised Forcing Users To think up More Complex Passwords / Ease of Remembering Them
added 628 characters in body
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
2
asked Forcing Users To think up More Complex Passwords / Ease of Remembering Them
Jun
29
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
25
answered Looking for a HCI term for when a system has several modes of operation
Jun
25
answered Is “UX” as an abbreviation for “user experience” meant to be ironic?
Jun
25
answered incentives for user testing
Jun
20
comment Why is the settings icon either associated with gears or a wrench + screwdriver
It would be interesting to know when this icon was introduced.