Tag: human factors

I was recently witness to a debate at a local gathering that began when one man angrily claimed that people who live on their cell phones and laptops are “selfish” and “not connected with people”. His statement turned into a long discussion with people as young as a woman in her early 20′s to a gentleman in his 70′s speaking their opinions. Interestingly, the youngest one in the bunch was the most reasonable. She agreed that many behaviors are impoliteRead more…

Dr. Susan Weinschenk is one of my most favorite teachers in the Human Factors/UX world. In the video below, which is a very cool animation, she gets down to brass tacks with The ROI of User Experience with Dr. Susan Weinschenk. It’s worth five minutes of your time, especially when she gets into the numbers.

Have you ever wondered if search results would change if you were behind the control of the wheel of a search engine? Would keywords matter to you? Would your index of sites look and perform differently? Believe it or not, this is the subject of  various research. I wrote about it for Search Engine Land, in today’s column, called How Human Factors May Affect Information Indexing And Retrieval. Here are some parts of the article: If you were to askRead more…