Posts tagged “interface design”

I Would Love to Love Spore

Let me start by saying I’ve rarely been as disappointed with an online experience and customer service as I currently am with those of Electronic Arts. Frankly, I’m pissed off. If you’re rant-squemish, look away. Update: see below. I was at dConstruct last week, and one of the speakers I enjoyed the most was Aleks […]

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Mickey’s 10 Commandments

Who could possibly know more than Disney about guiding, exciting and entertaining people? Interface designers can learn a lot from “Mickey’s 10 Commandments”, developed by Walt Disney Imagineering President, Marty Sklar. (commandments in bold, my comments beneath) Know your audienceThe first link in the chain. Be aware of who your users are, what they like […]

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Invasion of the Feed Readers

Update: based on this article Feedly has made some changes (and damned fast, 5.5 hours) to the first-time experience. Make sure to read the comments. So everyone has been talking about Feedly. It’s a Firefox plugin that gathers your feeds from Google Reader, does some magic, and tries to present all the articles you love […]

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You’re Being Watched

Back at Reboot I met the amiable guys from seto, Jan & Tobias. Reboot’s the kind of place where almost everyone’s got a project they’re endlessly excited about, and these guys were no exception. During a coffee break they whipped a laptop out and gave me an impromptu demo of their product, mpathy. If website […]

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