Author Archives: torill

Checked out xxx lately?

So – have you checked out http://app.net yet? Seems interesting since I am no longer on facebook. Also – I am thinking to downoload a trial version of http://www.omnigroup.com/products/omnigraffle/ . It seems to be running only on mac. Have you ever … Continue reading

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Usability and Performance

One important factor for usability that is not normally listed under traditional usability factors, is performance. It does not matter how functional a system is or how fabolous a website looks if it runs to slow. Bad performance annoys the … Continue reading

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Learned helplessness and “Where am I?!?”

So what happened to this blog? Seemed quite quiet for a while….Well, the irony is that the lack of usability in WordPress kind of scared at least this author away. I tried to make a new post with a picture … Continue reading

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One function – one button

Only ONE button to call a taxi – very easy – very good. “Don´t make me think” Steve Krug

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Affordance. Dog and umbrella in Brighton.

“An affordance is a quality of an object, or an environment, that allows an individual to perform an action. ” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affordance In this case an umbrella serves the function of something to tie the dog to – at the same … Continue reading

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