Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: usability

51 bookmarks tagged “usability

Disrespectful Design—Users aren’t stupid or lazy – Somehow Manage

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It's a common narrative in tech to design products with the assumption that users are stupid and lazy. I think that is both disrespectful and wrong. The idea is rooted in a lot of research around product usability, but it has been bastardized. Thing of it as a perversion of the Don't Make Me Think…

PDF: Still Unfit for Human Consumption, 20 Years Later

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Research spanning 20 years proves PDFs are problematic for online reading. Yet they’re still prevalent and users continue to get lost in them. They’re unpleasant to read and navigate and remain unfit for digital-content display.

UX Movement: User experience design articles

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Learn new and innovative best practices in user experience design that'll make your app, website, or user interface easier to use.

The Thumb Zone: Designing For Mobile Users — Smashing Magazine

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If there is one thing that will stand the test of time, it’s thumb placement on mobile devices. This makes consideration of the "thumb zone", a term coined in Steven Hoober’s research, an important factor in the design and development of mobile interfaces.

Reader Mode: The Button to Beat | CSS-Tricks

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As a young nerd, I loved to immerse myself in digital worlds, learning the ins and outs of the rules someone else had created for me (intentionally or