A few weeks ago I went to UX Scotland where there was all kinds of super interesting chats and because I am a massive science dork one really caught my eye.
“Designing for visualisation systems in endovascular surgery” may be the hardest thing to say with a mouthful of Maltesers, but it also frames a presentation around how surgeons need very specific visual information during incredibly complex procedures.
Continue reading “A really interesting talk by Tim Caynes about endovascular surgery”
And it was delivered by the excellent Stephen Denning at User Vision. It turns out I know absolutely toss all about eye tracking and it’s a lot more complicated than I thought.
Here are my takeaways: Continue reading “I went to a talk about eye tracking at UX Scotland”
As many visitors to one of my four once-world-famous-almost-award-winning blogs know I am really unlucky when it comes to telecommunications; from dodgy dark patterns via Vodafone’s satanic website to getting my phone stolen by an acquaintance of Kevin Bridges in a bar fight, verily sirrah! Electromagnetic radiation must fucking despise me! Continue reading “BT’s Website Is A Fcking Disaster”
Remember this wee gem?
This screen allows you to control what extra data packages are active on your account. This screencap is from August and tells me an extra 2GB and 15GB packages are active and the 1GB is inactive. Continue reading “Vodafone’s Kafka-esque Dark Pattern”
Jet2 have updated their booking website. The old one was horrific so let’s see what the new one has in store for this intrepid traveler!
Fine! Clear calls to action, easy to understand form. Continue reading “Jet2 Have A New Booking Engine”
I LOVE chocolate and my favourite high-street chocolatier, Thorntons, have a new website! Let’s take it for a spin with the use case “I want to buy a box of cherry liqueur chocolates for my cat” Continue reading “GIMME CHOCOLATE!!!!!”
I’ve been working in UX for about 10 years, first as a freelancer then as a UX designer at digital agencies. I’m now somewhere in Scotland building top secret missile launch systems for the impending Martian invasion of Earth.
During that time I’ve learned a thing or two: don’t get wax in your hair, don’t listen to The Food Babe and never ever build your interface around the minority use case. Continue reading “Minority Use Case Report”