The Username Quandary -
We are a generation of usernames and avatars. Online, our identity is formed by our Facebook and Twitter accounts, which grant us access to a variety of sites. Our real name is hidden behind a clever handle, and alluded to by our profile photo. I find that I recognize those that I am familiar with…
UX Archive: awesome site with a library of user flows for different use cases
Great SlideShare from Mike Atherton from his Euro IA 2012 presentation.
Flutter brings hand gestures to your Mac or PC using its built-in webcam … for free. Works now w/ media apps, can’t wait to see deeper integration.
Great customer experiences make choices easy. Too much choice is as bad as too little - an abundance of options increases stress as customers worry about making a bad decision, a phenomenon known as “the paradox of choice”. It also increases the effort required to make the decision. At JD sports in Westfield, this touchscreen allows you to explore the range of Nike trainers and find the best one for you by presenting a few options at a time (progressive disclosure). The interface is attractively designed and it is straight-forward to use.
A sexy, useful interactive UX flow deliverable by @fireupman
Also see the Linowski Wireframes blog post about it.
Lessons Learned Designing a Windows 8 App -
Fascinated by this article. Valentina and Christina describe very well the design process end the ux of windows app. I hope to start soon to design using metro UI. Will be new challenges to create better experiences on windows mobile devices.