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UX Tips: Keep Icon Metaphors Obvious & Direct

Posted by angela on Feb 13, 2012 11:00:13 PM

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Topics: UX Tips

Genuinely evolved interfaces are transparent, so transparent as to be invisible.

Posted by angela on Feb 13, 2012 12:46:41 PM

"The environment itself will be smart, rather than various function-specific nodes scattered through it. Genuinely ubiquitous computing spreads like warm Vaseline. Genuinely evolved interfaces are transparent, so transparent as to be invisible."

- William Gibson, in a talk for the Director's Guild in 2003 as reprinted in Distrust That Particular Flavor,a recently published selection of his essays and speeches.

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Topics: User Experience (UX) Design

UX Tips: Provide a Text Link to "Home" in Primary Navigation

Posted by angela on Feb 8, 2012 1:53:18 AM

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Calculating ROI on UX & Usability Projects Webinar

Posted by Joseph Sayegh on Feb 6, 2012 8:15:47 AM

Finally! Find out how to justify UX investments to upper management in terms they understand.

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Topics: UX & Usability Tools

Angela Randall Speaking on End-to-End Customer Experience at Interaction12 in Dublin

Posted by Joseph Sayegh on Feb 3, 2012 10:49:18 AM

Angela, Normal Modes founder and chief eXperience officer, spoke at the IxDA Interaction12 conference in Dublin this morning. Angela's presentation was on what she calls the "forgotten platforms" such as IVR (i.e. interactive voice systems), kiosks, and alternative displays (e.g. in-store displays, gate displays, etc.).

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Right Frequency: Week of Dec. 5 - 9

Posted by Joseph Sayegh on Dec 11, 2011 3:31:15 PM

How does the song go? "The weather outside is frightful..." Winter has rolled into Texas this week with some temperature readings that have scared a few, but the Christmas season is in full swing and it's a great time of year.

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8 Holiday Gift Ideas for UX (and related) Geeks

Posted by angela on Dec 8, 2011 5:45:57 PM

Experience design and development is one of those professions that really bleeds over into real life interests and pursuits, which can make buying holiday gifts either really easy - or INCREDIBLY difficult. What luck that there are so many geek-related gifts at affordable price-points this year! We humbly submit a few of our favorites:

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Right Frequency: Nov. 21-25 (Thanksgiving Edition)

Posted by angela on Nov 23, 2011 8:59:28 AM

Experience Gurus-

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Right Frequency: Week of Nov. 14-18

Posted by angela on Nov 18, 2011 3:00:25 AM

Hello Experience Advocates-

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Right Frequency: Week of Nov. 5 - 11

Posted by Joseph Sayegh on Nov 13, 2011 7:01:47 PM

This week at Normal Modes

Another busy week at Normal Modes with the How to Think Like (and Design for) Your Customer: User Experience Workshop kicking off on Thursday and then celebrating World Usability Day with a happy hour at T'afia Restaurant and the inspiring words from owner and celebrity chef Monica Pope. Thanks, Monica!

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