How Much Interaction is Too Much?
By Clifford Anderson I was watching a vendor facilitate a test of his software in my lab, when I distinctly overhead him say, "What is he doing?" and "Hey, he can’t do that." That was probably my first misgiving, as…
the Exchange: newsletter of STC’s Scientific Communication Special Interest Group
Scientific writing and editing: problems, pitfalls, and pratfalls By Elaine R. Firestone (redactor@comcast.net) [Presented at STC's 49th annual conference, Nashville. Reprinted with permission.] Clear and concise scientific communication is a goal to strive for at all times. To achieve this…
Top 10 Decisions That Reduce Usability
Compiled by David Dick Did you ever wonder why some products are well designed and easy to use and others are not? The answer is simple—decision makers and budget holders make decisions with little thought of how they reduce usability.…