do you read OK/Cancel yet?

do you read OK/Cancel yet? I love how they can say things that I’ve been thinking and could rant about for post after post, using humour and a 3 frame cartoon. I *love* their most recent cartoon. It illustrates beautifully the problem that we who work in design (be it visual, experience, information, interaction) have to deal with all the time. The fact that *everyone*…

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Good experiences on a bus (another instructional analogy)

If you were in Sydney a few years ago, you might remember the best ever example of industrial action that I’ve ever seen. Rather than pulling another last-minute bus strike in peak hour and leaving people stranded in the morning unable to get to work, the bus drivers decided to run the buses – for free. Their industrial action was to refuse to collect fares….

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links for 28 April 2006

Modern – WordPress Theme – Ulf Pettersson I’m always on the look out for a nice clean looking wordpress theme. Here’s one  (tags: wordpress theme blogging) XRS Nowe Media here’s a great execution of a reasonably novel user experience. Sure, they do have to provide navigation tips in the header, but you can’t deny that it’s enjoyable, learnable and actually beautifully simple. Nice work XRS…

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links for 27 April 2006

TheBroth.com/mosaic via the Ajaxian, this is gorgeous. Lots of tiles on a page, and as people around the world move a tile, you can see it in real time (much better than it sounds). Even more amazing, see how quickly people engage in ‘play’ – (who stole my tiles! I was just (tags: ajax community play live) Implications for Design, Dourish [PDF] Exploring the nature…

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