Does Google Succeed Despite Bad Design? A great response by Joshua Porter to Don Norman’s recent attack on Google’s design (Derek Powazek has apparently also been having a go at Google’s design… I haven’t gotten to that yet) (tags: google critique interfacedesign) information – interact 10 ways an *amazing* way to see a whole lot of images. Check it out. (tags: inspiration images mosaic gettyimages)…
New Levels of Experience Design an interview with the Head of Brand Visual and Sensorial Experiences at Nokia (what a great job title!) (tags: experiencedesign nokia) Reduce user needs with these 15 tips for writing smart user manuals I don’t write so many user manuals these days, but if I was just starting out at it, I would have *loved* to have had this checklist….
It’s been a long time coming and, just like Google Calendar, it comes completely out of the blue. Hooray! Finally we have Australian Google Maps. Reported today in the Sydney Morning Herald. Let the mashups begin! :)
The truth about Google’s so-called “simplicity” (Don Norman) Is it just me or is Don getting smarter and smarter? “Is Google simple? No. Google is deceptive. It hides all the complexity by simply showing one search box on the main page. ‘ A great read. (tags: HCI search UI usability userexperience web2.0)