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BBC… You Rock Style Guides, Bravo!

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The BBC, always a great place to see how things are done properly from a scalable, innovative, web/UX/UI  design stand point. The BBC have been hot on defining and publicizing style guides, guidelines and standards for some time and are something I refer to often and make use of where my own projects are concerned. The evolution of Web standards at the BBC culminates in what […]

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Dark Patterns…

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If you care about User Experience and I mean, really care about User Experience, then go and grab a brew and take 30 minutes out to watch this. I found my self standing in the middle of the office involuntarily clapping at my laptop screen by the end as though I was actually there!.. but […]

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Lean UX, A Jolly good read!

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Lean-UX-book

OK so I am only a 1/3 of the way into it right now, but I can tell you with some early confidence, that this is a fantastic book. With the opening phrase ‘The biggest lie in software is phase 2’ the book immediately grabbed my attention , had me grinning and then proceeded to […]

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User Experience. Where has it come from, and why is it here?

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I have been a practitioner of UX disciplines since around 2007/2008, a time when we didn’t really have the backing and support from the wider community to enforce it as UX , just sensible problem solving and design validation really. Fortunately for me, back then I worked under the guise of a very forward thinking […]

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Shazam… YOU Rock!

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Once again I am sitting here shaking my head in ecstatic disbelief, thus, the urge to write something on the subject, so here goes… Shazam is Awesome, it has just tagged 1987 Techno classic – Fall Out – The Morning After, seriously! that is amazing and I cannot tell you how ecstatically delighted this make […]

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