Photoshop fonts don’t match browser fonts

There is a problem that I can’t seem to find a solution for.  Check out this screenshot below.  It is a screen grab of 12px arial from different browsers next to Photoshop trying to make … Continue reading Photoshop fonts don’t match browser fonts

The Magic Analytics Machine

I wish I had a magic analytics machine.  You could ask it any question you want and it would blink a LED lights, beep boop a few times, click clack click and within 10 seconds, … Continue reading The Magic Analytics Machine

Working during a meeting

Next time you are in a meeting, look around the table.  How many people are working on laptops?  How many are working on their iPhones, Blackberrys or Androids?  How many are making eye contact with … Continue reading Working during a meeting

The UX of Distractions

The media has been trying their best to keep changing the subject.  It got me thinking about distractions.  For example: If you were trying to focus the world’s attention on the Iraq war (2003) then … Continue reading The UX of Distractions

The UX of learning a new company

I hired a new UX Designer who is in the process of learning about the company.  It got me thinking about how many people go through this same process.  I am sure there is a … Continue reading The UX of learning a new company

Can B2B apps be funny?

Punchline: Yes!  Business-to-business applications should have a sense of humor just like consumer applications. Enterprise users are human beings.  They have Facebook accounts and Twitter accounts just like you do.  They watch sports and sit-coms … Continue reading Can B2B apps be funny?

The UX of Being a Toppled Dictator

Years ago, Bill Mirbach suggested I read the book When Prophecy Fails:A Social and Psychological Study of A Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World.  The book was about a group in the 50’s … Continue reading The UX of Being a Toppled Dictator