Category Archives: UX

Five steps to more usable links

Here’s a post I wrote for The Real Adventure blog recently. How one man’s dream became a billion links to kittens Have you ever had to describe the World Wide Web to someone? Probably not, or at least not since … Continue reading

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Preparing for Birth app

A project that I’ve been involved with has just come to fruition: a new smartphone app that helps mums-to-be get ready for the rather daunting task of giving birth. The app is designed to help expecting mums feel confident and … Continue reading

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Google Glass

Google have released more details of Glass, the wearable device that adds an augmented reality layer to your vision. The video above shows what the device will be capable of – and ‘how it feels’. For me this is incredibly … Continue reading

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DBA 2013 Design Effectiveness Awards

Some great news recently was hearing that two websites I’ve been involved in have gone on to win DBA Design Effectiveness Awards! Both websites were worked on during my time at Positive, and were all very much a team effort, … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a chance of iPhones – the UX of weather

Here’s a post I wrote for The Real Adventure blog recently. Although it can at times feel tediously familiar, our geographical position makes our weather hard to predict, and at times it can feel like we experience all four seasons … Continue reading

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Answer cards – a great visual analogy

Here’s a post I wrote for The Real Adventure blog last September. Google has long been a company known for dealing in data. Be it collecting, analysing, sorting or presenting data, it has largely maintained its position as the gateway … Continue reading

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Post touch screen interaction

It’s inevitable that touch screens will eventually become outdated by new technologies. Recently things have been moving towards motion tracking technologies that can capture gestures and so on without the need for the user to be touching a mouse or … Continue reading

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The death of buttons?

Here’s a post I wrote for The Real Adventure blog last May. We’ve been clicking our way around the digital world for 30 years or so now; opening files, saving documents, ‘Liking’ posts on Facebook, submitting forms; all by the … Continue reading

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T(ether)

More touchless interaction – this time T(ether), from MIT Media Lab; “a Spatially- and Body-Aware Window for Collaborative Editing and Animation of 3D Virtual Objects”.

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Leap Motion

Leap is a motion controller for your computer, using technology reminiscent of Xbox Kinect. According to its manufactures; “It’s more accurate than a mouse, as reliable as a keyboard and more sensitive than a touchscreen… the Leap can distinguish your … Continue reading

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