Help shape a new application and earn £40 for just 30 mins of your time

We’re at the early stages of developing an interesting new application and have a few ideas that we’d like some feedback on. If you have a spare half hour on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday next week (4,5,6 August) and are in or near central London and you’re interested in helping out, read on! We’re looking for a wide range of people but you need to…

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The general public myth (or, the whole world is not your user)

This feels like pretty basic stuff to me, but it’s incredibly important not to overlook the basics, so let’s talk about it. I was prompted to think about this again when taking questions after talking at the GUADEC conference in Istanbul recently and someone asked about how you design a good experience when you’re designing for everyone – technical experts and newbies, people in countries…

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Research Participants Required! Are you interested in Culture, Science, History, Art and more?

Are you interested in Culture, Science, History, Art and more? – share your thoughts and earn £60 We’re working on an exciting project with nine major British museums and need some people who are into their culture, art, science, history – basically the kind of stuff you can learn about at museums – to help us with some user research. Here’s the catch – you…

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Heathrow Terminal 5 – Another rant about respecting conventions

This seems to be my theme at the moment. Respect conventions. Respecting conventions doesn’t mean that you have to slavishly follow them, that would be boring and unnecessary, BUT if you *are* going to break with convention then make sure it is very well sign posted, otherwise people will make mistakes. I give you terminal 5 at Heathrow.  Firstly a quick question – how long…

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