I am thinking about what challenge designers could eliminate for users when designing various products. Now as a User Experience Engineer, it’s part of my job to simplify the designs while keep good functionality as much as possible. This is a process though, since we, designers, sometimes tend to hold our ideas like babies, and do not want to give up any. However, holding too much on unnecessary components may result in frustrated users like me. And worse, they would leave and go for other similar, but better, products.
Terms of Services is a necessary part for applications, but how many people would read them? If we make them look nicer, will more people look at them? I do not have a good idea so far.
Nice-looking drop-down in a Chinese e-Commerce website.
Attractive interfaces. Great content. A nice domain name is also a plus for your website.
“Don’t”s in asking questions are also important as those “Do”s during a usability test.
Yahoo! Developer Network (YDN) has a very interesting article on YUI Graded Browser Support.
Here is an excellent and interesting video about how HTML Headings could affect web page readability for sighted (or blind) users with screen readers, say, JAWS.
I never link iPhone4’s interfaces with Android before until I watched this video. It is another creativity from China — Gooapple (interesting name!) 3G mobile product.
User Experience has become a famous (and fashionable?) phrase at this moment, almost all companies talk about it – they would value customers and their experience. The author of this closing plenary obviously has wisdom and calmness to view this situation critically. User Experience (UX) time comes and of course it is expected to have rise and fall. “Now” might be its rising moment.
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