Our Deepest Fear

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am … Continue reading Our Deepest Fear

Front Loader or Top Loader

Our washer and dryer is on its last legs.  I think it was purchased about 20 years ago.  Its a cheap stacked unit.  Very small, breaks down alot.  We are thinking of replacing it with … Continue reading Front Loader or Top Loader

Germ Factory

Anyone interested in getting the flu?  Well, come on down!  You are the next contestant in, “The Virus is Right”!  First it was Jared, then it was Katie, now its Matthew.  All with high fevers … Continue reading Germ Factory

The UX of TargetProcess

At work, they promoted me to Director, UX and Product Management.  I feel pretty excited about the whole thing.  As part of taking on more product management responsibilities, I can also hire a product manager … Continue reading The UX of TargetProcess

Slamma Jamma

I am watching the NBA All Star competiton.  While I wait for the slam dunk content, I was checking out old slam dunk offerings.  Some of these are just awesome.  I love the 1986 contest … Continue reading Slamma Jamma

The UX of Arguments

My general theory of arguments/disagreements it that they occur for one or more of the following reasons: One party knows something the other doesn’t. One party is making an assumption the other isn’t One or … Continue reading The UX of Arguments

The UX of Product Management

What is the difference between User Experience Design and Product Management?  Additionally, should product management come out of the marketing department or the engineering department?  This issues are coming to the fore recently at work … Continue reading The UX of Product Management

The UX of voting machines

Katie and I voted this week. They used a new kind of electronic voting machine with some serious UX issues. To give them the good news first, they solved one of the most important issues. … Continue reading The UX of voting machines

The UX of Voting

Great article on the psychology of voting.  This is exactly how you have to be thinking about your web applications.  Drill down deep into the mind.

The UX of buttons

I have been working more on the book. The chapter I am working on deals with specific UI elements, like menus, buttons and other controls. It is amazing to me how many details there are … Continue reading The UX of buttons