Font for dyslexic people

…designer Abelardo Gonzalez has made his font, ‘OpenDyslexic’ for people with dyslexia everywhere. With its heavy-weighted bottoms to indicate direction, the font helps dyslexics recognize letters more easily. This font can also be downloaded here. An oldie but a goodie.

Bad UX in the wild

I don’t know if its the sites I’ve been visiting, but I’ve noticed a lot of badly designed experiences online recently. Here are just a couple from the last few weeks. Limiting available options unnecessarily Problem: Asking me what floor I currently live on, but only accepting numbers. Well I live on the ground floor.… Continue reading Bad UX in the wild

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When will voice recognition wordprocessing get popular again? Or are we too distracted for it to work?

I remember 10-15 years ago when it was very popular to use voice recognition wordprocessing software, but it never quite worked. It was the quick way of getting something down, when all you had to do was speak into a microphone and your computer would type it all out. At the time it sounded like… Continue reading When will voice recognition wordprocessing get popular again? Or are we too distracted for it to work?

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