Posts tagged ‘user-interface’

Why Does This Urinal Have Two Buttons?

For reasons that only a therapist could explain, I have an ongoing interest in the user interfaces we find in bathrooms. I was down visiting the…

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Cold and Colder

At first I laughed at the labels for the temperature control in my freezer, but then I decided they made a lot of sense. After all,…

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Zoomii is Long Overdue

Why did it take us until 2008 for somebody to invent Zoomii (thanks to Waxy for the pointage)? And the creator is Canadian, as it happens.…

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The Blame Game in UI Design

I’m running our little Bar Camp Malta survey on Zoomerang. This is the first time I’ve used that service. The setup was a little clunky, but…

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Laundry, Chicken, iTunes and Levels of Abstraction in User Interface Design

Last month I was at my friend’s place in France, doing some laundry. Her washing machine lit up like a cheap stereo, which struck me as…

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