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”
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”
So I was on Facebook and there was a targeted advert for sad food bores like myself and I was all like “I bet this will be an interesting ecommerce adventure” So I totally clicked on the link!
Continue reading “Lessons In Ecommerce”
Not so much these days after they changed the interface.
Strava have implemented some really dumb design decisions:
As a user I want to see my speed against time traveled. But I can’t estimate how long I’ve been travelling or how fast I’ve been going because the scales are all over the shop: X and Y axes are between 0 and 26:40 and 0 and 34.9 respectively. How am I meant to read that? Surely the Y-axis should be in minute intervals and the X-axis in, say, 5 mph intervals?
On top of that, the interface has become increasingly cluttered:
Anyway, do you use Strava? What do you think?
PS The mobile app is much better.
So I opted for a broadband package from BT and they were meant to switch it on a couple days ago but nothing happened so I phoned up BT to report a fault and an engineer was arranged to fix the problem yesterday. But they never showed up 😦 Continue reading “BT’s Impenetrable Website”