User Centered Design Archive

9 Mar 2010

Easiness vs. User Experience

When designing a new website or redesigning an existing one, many decisions are made about content, structure, functionality, etc.  Not all of the decisions are made for the right reason. These choices will impact, either positively or
5 Jan 2010

CAPTCHA: Form Usability Nemesis

If you’ve completed a web form in the last ten years, you would have come across a CAPTCHA system. CAPTCHA is an acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.  The basic
17 Nov 2009

Measure Twice, Cut Once

This old adage is so true when working with wood or other materials that require measuring and cutting.  The premise is that it is far less costly to spend an extra few minutes double-checking your measurements then