Jeff Atwood hates dialogue boxes: “Every time you send your users to an alert dialog, you have failed them. In a perfect world, we should never see a single alert dialog. Ever.” Check out his post, then let’s discuss :)
I was just thinking lately how much I love blogging when people drop by and engage in the conversation. And you’ve all been such a chatty crew lately. Yay you!
Clearly, it is good to be a relatively obscure little blogger. Big bloggers like Kent Newsome and his friends are apparently feeling bored and lonely in an unconversational blog-echosphere.
I don’t know about you, but I’d rather have and read a small but conversational blog any day :)
Now, if the people I know in ‘real life’ would start engaging in the conversation here rather than* stopping me in corridors and IMing me, we’d have a rip roaring discussion going on! *prod* :)
*ok then, as well as!
don’t know about you, but being able to run Keynote is almost a good enough reason to get a Mac, and I’m on the prowl for a PC-friendly alternative to PowerPoint. Empressr is still really buggy tho, so not an alternative at the moment. Oh, and it’s web based… scary!
“We need their colleagues walking up to their cubes and interrupting with questions. If we’re designing products for those hectic environments, then we need to do more to appreciate that context.”
remote usability tool as used by Adaptive Path (and others, I’m sure)
this was an interesting read – particularly after Andy’s example of the airport UX at BarCamp last weekend.