Games

Allaeys, Sabinr. Mobile Phone Games Designed for GirlsUnlike many game developers, one company creates games primarily targeted at young women and girls. MiniFizz is certainly not just a traditional boys’ game painted pink. – User Interface October 2004 Federoff, Melissa  Heuristics and…

Pithy Design Quotes

This page is a collection of pithy quotations related to usability, communication and design. They were collected by colleagues on a usability discussion list and are loosely grouped by topics. If you have one to add, or can update an attribution, send…

The Exchange, September 2009

the Exchange Issue 16(3), September 2009 In this issue: Linguistic lightning: the power of the right word Editorial: Just how significant is it? Book review: Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers and Scientists Book review: The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific…

Patterns

Although patterns are most well known as a software development approach, they can be used for any design including user interface design. These links are to some of the central HCI/UI pattern references on the web, which can be used…

How to Successfully Send Microsoft Word Attachments

by Dennis R. Arter, ‘The Audit Guy’Reprinted from Usability Interface, Vol 5, No. 4, April  1999 First published in Chesapeake Bayline, September 1998, newsletter of the Metro Baltimore chapter. The most popular kind of files being used in the professional and…