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For questions involving physical interfaces and interactions with "real world" objects.

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Yes, stairs have a lot of user experience. Stairs proportions have been already addressed in detail, but that's just the beginning. Stairs should be as safe as possible. The surface must not cause sl …
answered Dec 18 '12 by sharptooth
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Typical coffee machines have two user-accessible compartments: one for water and one for coffee beans. Pouring water into the bean compartment kills most machines, the repairs cost a fortune. Now her …
asked Feb 5 '13 by sharptooth
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Yes, having a universal charger is surely more convenient - just like the fact you have the same voltage in every outlet in the region is more convenient that having a city divided into districts wher …
answered Dec 26 '11 by sharptooth
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A number of wireless smart card issuers is promoting so-called payments tags or key fobs - that's a small wireless device which can be used in place of a wireless payment card or wireless transport ca …
asked May 17 '17 by sharptooth
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There'a railway car with passenger seats looking roughly like this (please ignore the seatbelt): Seats are arranged in ICE fashion - two rows with a passage between them, two seats in each row, eac …
asked Dec 25 '14 by sharptooth
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Wall mount light switches that have a neat light indicator that turns on when the switch is in "off" position are quite common. The purpose is to make finding the switch in the dark easier. Looks lik …
asked Oct 30 '13 by sharptooth
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Suppose I'm planning an office or a restaurant or a city. I need to plan where I have wireless communication spots installed. Those may be WiFi spots or cell towers or DECT phone spots. I've planned …
asked Feb 5 '13 by sharptooth
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Retractable pens typically have a rather noisy mechanism. Some users periodically start pressing the pen button frequently (while they're talking on the phone or while they're waiting for some result …
asked Feb 16 '15 by sharptooth
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I came across this on Dan Pink's blog. This caption on a coffee cup is supposed to serve as a warning sign to caution people that the coffee is hot and care must be taken to avoid burns. The probl …
asked Dec 18 '12 by sharptooth
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We have a software shop with a cubicle farm where cubicles have non-transparent (painted drywall) walls about 1,5 meters high. There's a corridor running through the farm. Most of the time all the em …
asked Jan 13 '15 by sharptooth