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Open Innovation Toolkit
"The Open Innovation Toolkit is a community sourced set of best practices and principles to help you incorporate human-centered design into your product development process."
userexperience  productdesign  hci  product  development  pamoja 
september 2016 by garrettc
OmniFocus 1.8 Design Report
Interesting look at the iterative improvements made to the OmniFocus UI between v1.0 and 1.8.
userinterface  apple  application  hci  omnigroup  design  osx 
september 2010 by garrettc
A general purpose UI prototyping tool that automatically evaluates your design with a predictive human performance model (a "cognitive crash dummy").
usability  software  hci  testing  webdesign  webdevelopment 
august 2010 by garrettc
Modifying interfaces via pixel-based reverse engineering and then adding enhancements such as sticky icons and phosphor.
gui  programming  hci  research  interface  usability 
april 2010 by garrettc
Eliminating the Power Cord
The legacy of Jef Raskin's "Design Considerations for an Anthropophilic Computer" and it's impact on the longevity of data.
data  history  hci  design 
march 2010 by garrettc
Coding Horror: The Opposite of Fitts' Law
What to do with UI elements we don't want users to click on?
usability  userinterface  hci  webdesign  interface  interaction 
march 2010 by garrettc
Track Mouse Activity On Your Computer
I like the idea of finding patterns in my mouse activity, not sure if I like it enough to install an unknown piece of software.
data  mouse  hci  usability  tracking 
february 2010 by garrettc
Providing Dynamically Changeable Physical Buttons on a Visual Display
Combining pneumatics and back projection to create dynamic tactile interfaces
hci  technology  interface  design 
july 2009 by garrettc
Automotive interface design
CNet runs through some of the best and worst examples of in-car LCD use. They all look terrible to me, is this really the best the car manufacturers can do?
design  hci  lcd  userexperience  userinterface  car  computer 
february 2008 by garrettc
Advancing Advanced Search
Ideas and tips on how to improve the utility of an advanced search option.
userexperience  userinterface  search  findability  filter  forms  gui  hci  interaction  webdevelopment 
january 2008 by garrettc
Visualizing Fitts’s Law
The clearest explanation I've seen of this key part of the user experience.
article  design  userexperience  theory  interface  law  reference  resource  software  science  interaction  hci  gui  usability  webdevelopment 
october 2007 by garrettc
11 usability principles for CMS products
"The functionality of the content management system (CMS) is obviously a key deciding factor when purchasing a new product. Equally important is the usability of the CMS."
cms  content  design  guidelines  hci  interface  management  reference  usability  webdevelopment 
august 2007 by garrettc
BumpTop desktop is a beautiful mess
Interesting new desktop system using physics and 'grabability' as a way of interacting with files.
userinterface  userexperience  software  desktop  design  hci 
june 2007 by garrettc
Content-aware scrolling
Very interesting demo of multicolumn scrolling widget.
userexperience  userinterface  interface  interaction  hci 
april 2007 by garrettc
The Page Paradigm
"In my nine years of working on the Web's user experience, a lot has changed online - but one thing that hasn't changed much is the way that users navigate websites." - Mark Hurst
hci  informationarchitecture  interaction  interface  layout  navigation  research  userinterface  usability  webdevelopment 
march 2007 by garrettc
Andy Budd::Blogography: Heuristics for Modern Web Application Development
Heuristic evaluation is a technique that involves analysing the usability of a website against a set of general usability precepts.
application  design  hci  interface  testing  usability  heuristics  webdevelopment 
january 2007 by garrettc
Jeff Han - Touch Screen
Includes a new demo video showing more features of the touch screen tech demo'd at TED
article  cool  future  interface  interaction  science  technology  video  visualisation  touchscreen  HCI 
january 2007 by garrettc
History of the Button
"Tracing the history of interaction design through the history of the button, from flashlights to websites and beyond."
culture  design  gui  hci  history  interaction  interface  research  resource  software  technology  toys  usability  userexperience  userinterface  computer 
september 2006 by garrettc
I/O Brush
I remember seeing this a little while ago and forgot to save the link. Very very cool, the world as a palette.
art  camera  cool  design  digital  drawing  education  entertainment  fun  gadget  graphics  hci  ideas  inspiration  interaction  interesting  interface  media  multimedia  painting  projects  research  scanner  science  software  mit  video  visual  visualisation  textures  technology  userinterface  computer  colour  tools  hacks 
august 2006 by garrettc
Open Source Usability: The birth of a movement
Good to see that there is an new awareness of usability in the FLOSS world.
development  hci  informationarchitecture  opensource  simplicity  usability  userexperience 
august 2005 by garrettc

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