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EPIC Speakers, help me to help you

EPIC, we need to talk. I’m a UX person and by that, I mean I’m a researcher, designer, project manager and usability tester. The bit I like most of my job, is the research bit, and my favourite type of … Continue reading

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The dangers of the ambiguous hashtag

Something strange happened when I first engaged with this year’s EPIC conference on my favourite social media platform. The hashtag for the event, #EPIC2013, was apparently a favourite hashtag of the ‘yoof when communicating what a fantastic year they were … Continue reading

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The Problem with Sliders

Ebay’s recent UI overhall has been largely praised, and indeed, on the whole I like it a lot. There have been quite a few changes to the UI and IA and I think experience has unanimously been improved. Well, almost, I have … Continue reading

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Smartphoneless: day 1

My HTC One X has been sent off for a warranty repair which for some reason takes 7 days. In the meantime, I have shunned the loan of a second hand iPhone 3G in favour of the trusty Nokia 6301, a true … Continue reading

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I’m not a UX designer, I’m happily ignorant

Well known London UX’er and Sapient Nitro chap Boon wrote this powerful blog post earlier this week. In it, he attempts to give an honest aprasial of his and his companies UX activity, as well as discussing how though he can imagine … Continue reading

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My Pain Experiment: Day 2

“Next test is five a half minutes, are you ok?”. ‘Just bloody wonderful’ I wanted to reply, after all, how good can you be when your stuffed into a meter long tube surrounded by electro magnets.  I had gone for … Continue reading

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Down the “Cash Is Cool” rabbit hole

I was in my home town of Grantham for yet another funeral, it’s all I seem to go back for lately. Whilst wandering the unnervingly quiet streets, I made use of one of those cash machines which has adopted the … Continue reading

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