We’re not that different

One of my favourite twitter pages is Very British Problems. A few examples are shown below. Very British Problem “Honestly, it’s fine, look… don’t worry about it” – Translation: I will never forget this. Never. — VeryBritishProblems (@SoVeryBritish) June 14, 2015 Procedure for being unthanked for door holding: 1. Keep eyes fixed on culprit 2.… Continue reading We’re not that different

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How Pinterest prevented me “acting a fool”

When I was a student I had a thing about building a library of art books that looked cool (and I would occasionally thumb through for inspiration). To be fair quite a lot of money went into building up my bookshelf. I would buy art books all the time. Especially if they were discounted. Once I… Continue reading How Pinterest prevented me “acting a fool”

Mobile form best practice example – entering your password

Filling in forms can be a right pain on mobile. Especially when users have to fill in their password and are faced with the masked version of their password, as they have no way of knowing if they have filled it in incorrectly. I have previously written about a good examples of this on desktop sites, however… Continue reading Mobile form best practice example – entering your password

Would anyone care if I posted this? (app prototype)

Inspired by a post on Designtaxi I created a quick prototype using the content from their infograph. Idea is that it would force the user to answer a series of questions before they were allowed to post anything to facebook. The problem I see with this is that the “yes” and “no” options are in the… Continue reading Would anyone care if I posted this? (app prototype)

Future15

The collaboration between Studio Output and Engage Productions focuses on cutting-edge creative ideas and innovative technology that we’ll see break into the mainstream over the course of the 2015. Demo virtual reality, projection mapping and imaging, robotics, Oculus Rift, 3d printing, wearable tech, Google Glass, gestural technologies, large format touch screen, 4k screens, holograms and… Continue reading Future15

Self Assessment UX

On completing the self assessment late last year I noticed that they gave an option to receive further updates via email, or continue to receive communication via post.   Safety first The number of phishing, junk and spam mails received these days would make it easy for a user to miss a legitimate email. I… Continue reading Self Assessment UX

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Long survey? keep the user going by reminding them of the incentive

Half way through filling out a survey I got a bit bored. The effort involved seemed to high. I was half way to closing the browser window when part way through I received a reminder of the possible advantage of staying the course. A reminder to keep on going Well what do you know, I was… Continue reading Long survey? keep the user going by reminding them of the incentive

Brazilian election, designed to avoid user error whilst voting

Listening to the news recently, they were discussing the advanced electronic voting system being used in the Brazilian election. Instead of casting votes on paper where the user might accidentally tick the wrong box, and accidentally select a candidate that they didn’t want to they introduced a system where the user chooses 13 for one candidate… Continue reading Brazilian election, designed to avoid user error whilst voting

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