This week’s reading includes:
- Hello, My Name is <Error>
We need to get better at making the web usable for everyone, starting with forms.
- You think you signed up for the 100 meter dash, but you actually signed up for the 110 meter hurdles and those things hitting you in the face are part of the process.
The design process is going to have hurdles. Get used to it.
- Facebook M — The Anti-Turing Test
A guy tries to figure out if Facebook’s new AI chat buddy is run by humans.
- A woman with pelvic pain is a human being in need of help, not a liar
No one seems to believe women have endometriosis and it sucks.
- Anatomy of a Credit Card Form
How to design better payment forms.
- What Happens Next Will Amaze You
A treatise on advertising, online privacy, and making the world a better place.
- Why I quit my job as a Creative Director. The importance of being creatively happy.
Nguyen Le quit his job to freelance and is much happier.
- AMA – What are some of your favourite typefaces? Here’s my top 10.
Nguyen’s favorite typefaces.
- “Flat Design”? Destroying Apple’s Legacy… or Saving It
Apple’s use of flat design sucks.
Still to read this week:
- Designing Safer Web Animation For Motion Sensitivity
- The Importance of Context-Shifting in UX Patterns
- Choosing a CMS Your Organization Will Love
- Everyone Deserves Great Design
- Books are wonderful even if you only design for screens.
- System shock: A story of a 25-year-old font coming back with a vengeance