January 22, 2008

The UX of Toys R Us

Toys R Us’ website sucks.  I have been trying to buy a Wii controller using some gift cards for weeks from them.  Here is the pattern of my unhappiness: Search stinks.  If I search for Wii controller, show me a page of Wii controllers.  How hard is that??  Makes me click 5 times to get to the Wii controller. The item is out of stock.  I can only click “alert...

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Bush v. Clinton

The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a plunge this morning.  It got me thinking.  I wonder what the Dow looks like for the last 16 years.  8 years of Bill Clinton and 8 years (almost) of Bush.  I used data/sceenshot from Investor.com Notice how the Bush years aren’t quite as good as the Clinton years.  Bush was touted as a business man when he was elected.  An energy guy too. ...

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