A Sale Un-Made (snatching defeat from the jaws of victory at three.co.uk)

It’s been a a while since I’ve gotten all excited about a mobile phone. Since I’ve been in the UK I’ve been getting by with a rather old Razr (awful, awful interface design) and a pre-pay account from Vodafone (don’t even get me started on how impossible it is to do an online top up). When I heard about the Three X-Series, the idea of…

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links for 01 December 2006 – Usability Must Die!

Top 10 Savvy Women in Podcasting, the Introduction (Podonomics) excellent. Some listening for me in the next week or so! (tags: podcast gender) Usability Must Die Usability is a tool that should be in the kit of all software designers/programmers. It only became a profession when people found they could charge £1,000 a day by calling themselves Usability Engineers and pontificate on the mysteries of…

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links for 30 November 2006 – IA 3.0 and ‘stop selling usability!’

Information Architecture 3.0 Peter Morville responds to the ‘IA is Dead’, or dying, or irrelevant, or not as cool as Interaction Design discussion that’s been bubbling about lately (tags: informationarchitecture) Ozchi keynote: User centred design: is it working Donna Maurer’s keynote to the OZCHI conference in Sydney… I’ve had a quick look at the slides, and it looks interesting and somewhat contentious. Very pro-design and…

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