Finally (after 13 years with tcmnradio.com!) moving off Startlogic to A2Hosting, at less than third of the cost. The move was a pain in the ass…Wordpress is very finicky with settings, and themes that break the whole site and you
Yes, clickbait title, but let me explain. Thanks to Roger for pointing out the Boeing 737Max/MCAS testimony. Yes, the MCAS worked perfectly fine by itself–it did not fail. The 737 Max system as a whole failed, and 346 people died. The
TLDR: Not really. And No, you’re not. (You are all fine people.) It’s become fashionable to bash Design Thinking, maybe more so last year but it takes me a while to get around to articles like this one. Actually I
When it just seemed people were finally figuring out what Design means, we get the backlash. I had drafted a post responding to Design Thinking bashing (like this and this), and now Maeda reheats his annual report (if you can make it
I recently came across a click-baity blog post about how poor UX is the root of poor democracy. OK, yet another wide-eyed designer opines how design can solve the world’s problems. And yet another article that does our profession a disservice
I’ve had experience with a bunch of different development methodologies in my career, starting with military acquisition–the problems of which (e.g. the $600 hammer stories) led to many changes in project management (e.g. PMBOK), lean processes, the agile manifesto etc.
Good to see a story acknowledging the history of UX, even before there were websites. Though this is from Jakob Nielsen, one of the veterans. I do remember the years when you could recognize everyone at the UX and HF
As close to a literal “laugh out loud” I’ve seen on the web in a while — 58 answers to a customer’s question: “Will this mouse pad work with my Mac?” More fun with Amazon Reviews: Reddit topic The funniest Amazon product
Article on Technology Stagnation from MIT Technology Review caught my eye, on further read it confirms a lot of fears re: What are we really making, and Why? The article summarizes a new book The Rise and Fall of American
Summary: don’t design for Millennials; design for millennials’ tasks and you’ll likely find they’re universal. Since I changed my work email, I haven’t been getting the NNG Alertbox, I checked it out today and found an interesting article about millennials.