The UX of my Traffic Spike

Recently, I have seen a spike in the traffic to this blog.  Google Analytics is a great free tool to monitor traffic.  Just seeing the increasein traffic made me feel warm inside.  Like the way … Continue reading The UX of my Traffic Spike

Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody

In a Muppet Mood, I guess.  Still this is brilliant.  I love Animal (about a minute in). Go Muppets!

Sticky Personas

Years ago, Alan Cooper pioneered the concept of personas, which are basically fictitious people who represent the customer.  They are stand-ins that are used to create empathy for the real people.  They are created by … Continue reading Sticky Personas

The UX of my first Google Wave

You have to hand it to Google.  They innovate.  They come out with stuff that is new and different.  I like that about them.  It makes me want to use and buy their products.  Google … Continue reading The UX of my first Google Wave

The Gateway LT2016u Netbook from Verizon

This is just unbelieveable. Look at this Gateway Netbook from Verizon. First of all, $99!  Are you kidding me?  That is ridiculously cheap.  It’s got the same power  as my EeePC that I bought for … Continue reading The Gateway LT2016u Netbook from Verizon

The UX of Droid

Katie lost her flip phone.  We just upgraded it last month and we didn’t purchase the insurance.  d’Oh!  Some kid picked it up and started calling all his friends saying, “Dude!  I just got a … Continue reading The UX of Droid

The UX of Dude

Last night, I helped out a company called CVSDude with some UX stuff.  An interesting question came up:  What does “Dude” mean in the United States?  Words have enormous power to frame what something is … Continue reading The UX of Dude

1944 was fun

Watch this video.  1944 knew how to entertain. You gotta see it to the end. Ethan asked if it was special effects.

Google Storage WOW Experience

I got this email the other day from Google. Hi, We wanted to let you know about some exciting changes to your Google paid storage plan. While storage costs have dropped naturally in the past … Continue reading Google Storage WOW Experience

The UX of Office 2010b2

It took me a looooong time to get Office 2010 beta 2 installed.  Uninstalling 2010b1 was a disaster.  I had to manually remove hundreds of registry keys to kill the thing.  Finally, I got the … Continue reading The UX of Office 2010b2