Links van 22 februari 2019 tot 2 maart 2019

Formally Specifying UIs • Hillel WayneGood UI is necessary to making correct software. If people have trouble using the product, they’re more likely to do the wrong thing. Personally, though, I can’t stand UI work. I don’t think it’s “beneath me” or anything, it just doesn’t quite mesh with my brain. Visuals and interfaces give […]

Links van 8 maart 2018 tot 10 maart 2018

Leningrad’s Lost PhotographerRussian Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to anyone. In late 2017, a relative stumbled on boxes of negatives and undeveloped film gathering dust in an attic. Published below, some for the first time, are some of the 30,000 images from the remarkable discovery. (492) The STEAM renaissance: Guy […]

Links van 8 februari 2018 tot 11 februari 2018

This Mutant Crayfish Clones Itself, and It’s Taking Over Europe – The New York Times Before about 25 years ago, the species simply did not exist. A single drastic mutation in a single crayfish produced the marbled crayfish in an instant. The mutation made it possible for the creature to clone itself, and now it […]

Links van 24 januari 2018 tot 26 januari 2018

Wireflows: A UX Deliverable for Workflows and AppsIn the UX field, wireframes are a common deliverable to show page-level layout ideas, whereas flowcharts are useful for documenting complex workflows and user tasks. However, despite the fact that both of these deliverables remain in common use among UX professionals, there are situations in which they are […]

Links van 24 oktober 2017 tot 31 oktober 2017

Stop doing user interviews. Start having conversations.If you can level up by remembering your user interview skills and also relaxing and having a conversation, the person you’re talking to is going to be that much more engaged. If they’re engaged, what they tell you will be more natural, your insights will be deeper and learnings […]

Links voor 24 oktober 2017

Mobile First, Desktop Worst – prototyprMobile First should not be taken as an opportunity to over-simplify and, by the same token, Desktop First should not be taken as an opportunity to pile on complexity. Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | Technology | The GuardianFacebook is testing a major change that […]

Links van 27 november 2014 tot 1 december 2014

Dan Grover | Chinese Mobile App UI TrendsOne day, for the fun of it, I started writing a list in my notebook of all the things that are different between apps here and those I’m accustomed to using and creating back in the US. When I finished, I was surprised by how long the list […]

Links van 19 november 2013 tot 23 november 2013

The Pop Blog – Why We Chose API First DevelopmentTiens, wij doen dat ook. "At POP, our site is entirely API driven. We separated our frontend codebase from our backend API in it’s entirety. The two sites are even in separate repositories." This Massive Robot Could Soon Join Marines on the Battlefield – Defense OneThe […]

Links van 14 juni 2012 tot 22 juni 2012

I analyzed the chords of 1300 popular songs for patterns. This is what I found. | Blog – HooktheoryIn this article, we’ll look at the statistics gathered from 1300 choruses, verses, etc. of popular songs to discover the answer to a few basic questions. First we’ll look at the relative popularity of different chords based […]

Links van 25 februari 2012 tot 28 februari 2012

A Show with Ze Frank by Ze Frank — KickstarterIn 2006, I launched a show called "The Show With Ze Frank." It was one of the most strange, exciting, difficult, and amazing things I have done so far. I think it is time to do something similar, what with the economy in the crapper and […]

Stylo

Ik heb zo’n Boxwave stylusding gekocht, een soort vinger-op-een-stokje voor tabletten en telefoons. Na nauwelijks een dag gebruik is het wel heel, heel erg duidelijk: de toekomst is, zoals ik al een paar jaar zeg, aan een toestel dat tegelijkertijd vinger én stylusding doet. Een iPad is nutteloos om handgeschreven notities op te nemen zonder […]

Links van 2 mei 2011 tot 3 mei 2011

Novices Orienteer, Experts Teleport – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the designExpertise significantly impacts how we seek information online. Just as novice and expert photographers prefer different tools, so novices and experts behave differently when searching for information. Understanding these differences will help us design better search interfaces for both groups of users. The […]

Links voor 27 maart 2011

March 2011 Update – Strategic PlanningEn nu hopen dat ze er écht iets aan doen: "Here’s what we think the Editor Trends Study tells us: Between 2005 and 2007, newbies started having real trouble successfully joining the Wikimedia community. Before 2005 in the English Wikipedia, nearly 40% of new editors would still be active a […]

Links voor 14 maart 2011

vlaamseconservatieven: Ons Europa vereist een vrij VlaanderenWant, inderdaad, zoals het hier reeds klonk net voor het vreugdeslied :"Alleen een vrij en sterk Vlaanderenin een Europees Europakan van harte en bij uitstek ons aller toekomst zijn". Can Hated Design Elements Be Made to Work? (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)…aaaand cue nóg meer lightbox popups.