Category Archives: Misc

Things that don’t fit in to any of the other categories

A little quiet around here

It’s been a little quiet around here for quite a while… Here’s why:

In May my wife gave birth to our first baby – Tabitha.
Anyone with children will know – they come as quite a shock to the system! Between the day job, decorating and working on some personal projects, my Blog has taken a bit [...]

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Free eBook from Flashbulb Interaction

Earlier this week Jake Burghardt at Flashbulb Interaction emailed to tell me about his new eBook entitled: ”Working through Screens: 100 Ideas for Envisioning Powerful, Engaging, and Productive User Experiences in Knowledge Work”.
I’ve not had chance to read it all yet, but what I have read so far is very good, so I saw [...]

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Site News: Links page updated!

It has been a long time coming, but this morning brought about the correct alignment of the planets and I’ve finally got around to writing my links page! It’s not an exhaustive list of all the usability sites out there – just the ones I subscribe to. But, if you think I’m missing out on [...]

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Site News: Usability Friction Amazon Store

I’ve added an Amazon store to the site today. There’s not a vast quantity of stuff in there, I could have just added to the store by Amazon category, but I’ve hand picked everything on there myself. Everything in there I’ve either read (or am in the process of reading!), so if you are interested [...]

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Site News: Post Titles

I had a bit of an epiphany today about the way I title my posts to this blog. I think most of them are the wrong way up. I have been titling them based on the example – rather than the lesson that can be learnt from it. So unless anyone objects strongly (not sure [...]

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It’s taken a while; I’ve had this blog in my head for years now and have never got round to it. I blame work, I blame university, I blame laziness. I did make a start at it once; but then work, university and laziness ganged up and put a stop to it.
This time, I put [...]

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