18 items tagged “ux”
Why Chatbots Are Not the Future. Amelia Wattenberger makes a convincing argument for why chatbots are a terrible interface for LLMs. “Good tools make it clear how they should be used. And more importantly, how they should not be used.” # 15th May 2023, 8:54 pm
Do you need the feature in Dropbox mobile app that allows using the chosen files in offline mode? Why?
I use this all the time. It’s especially useful for travelling (when you’re abroad you often don’t have inexpensive cellular data or access to WiFi). I use it for:[... 117 words]
Keynote is a surprisingly good tool for this kind of things, especially since they added path based animations to it a few years ago.[... 55 words]
There’s no single answer to this—it depends on the scope of the project. A one-page store selling 3 items is quicker to design than a thousand page store with dozens of category homepages etc.[... 87 words]
What are the best web design and web development conferences/ meetups in Central & Eastern Europe (2013)?
We have a list of Web Design conferences and events in Central and Eastern Europe on Lanyrd—you might find our full list of Conferences in Central and Eastern Europe useful as well.[... 94 words]
That’s a pretty tricky question to answer... there are a lot of excellent UX conferences around (we’re listing 69 upcoming UX events on Lanyrd at the moment, and more get added frequently). A few things you should consider:[... 198 words]
Ask them if they’ve started calling themselves a UX designer yet, or if they’ve jumped straight to Service Design :)[... 36 words]
Are there any good examples of ’large amounts of information being displayed simply and intuitively?’
Much of Edward Tufte’s career has been dedicated to documenting (and inventing) ways of handling these problems—his books are an absolute joy to browse through: http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/[... 75 words]
Learn about responsive web design. Provided your site is built reasonably well using CSS for layout there is a TON of stuff you can do with CSS media queries to make your site work better on small screen devices. For example, using media queries to detect small screen (mobile) devices you can...[... 147 words]
The Twitter sign up process is fascinating, and constantly evolves. I create a new Twitter account every six months or so just to see what their latest iteration looks like.[... 157 words]
What activities, games or examples have you used to persuade developers that they are different from ’real’ users?
I doubt there’s anything as effective as getting them to watch a well-run usability test—either a video, a fancy one-way glass setup or just having them quietly observe a zero-budget testing session in a coffee shop.[... 62 words]
I’ve heard in the past that regular (i.e. non-geek) users often have enormous trouble understanding hierarchical comments—they don’t understand tree based file systems either.[... 65 words]
What is the “best” programming language to learn if you want to mockup your own ideas but don’t have a technical background?
I knew a very talented UX designer at Yahoo! who did all of his interactive mockups in PowerPoint—including widgets that you click to transition to another “page” in the interface. I’ve heard of people doing the same thing in Keynote, and OmniGraffle Pro also has tools for creating interactive mockups.[... 111 words]
What are some good user interface/user experience workshops/conferences coming up this March(p.s. distance isn’t a factor, I’m willingly to travel)?
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We’re collecting videos and slides from conference sessions covering user experience on Lanyrd—here’s 10 videos and 14 slide decks:[... 42 words]
BayCHI is excellent from what I’ve heard: http://www.baychi.org/[... 50 words]
They’re not stupid, but they’re probably WAY less web literate than you might expect—unlike you, they haven’t spent their entire career learning how the web works. See the famous “What is a browser?” video the Google Chrome team released:[... 71 words]