AboutRuth Stalker-Firth, PhD, is a web designer, HCI lecturer and UX consultant. She is fascinated by how people use technology and the effect of technology on user behaviour.
Tagsanalysis apple artificial intelligence behaviour blogging campbell cognitive science computers control Design edward tufte embodiment emerging technologies experience facebook feedback form follows function function future human-computer interaction information visualisation joseph campbell jung mindfulness Musings online oprah patterns satisfaction social networking space syntax storytelling structural monitoring structure support Technical technology tv twitter usability user experience visualisation website WordPress yoga
Tag Archives: usability
A book is one-to one experience. A secret you share. And when you close the book it leaves an opening in you – Jeanette Winterson When I was a teenager in English Class at school, I remember hearing a short … Continue reading
One month ago I, who has had cancer, dropped my daughter, who has had kidney failure, off at school for her first day. And as I walked home, I was stunned. This day was in a future I didn’t believe … Continue reading
I am in the market for a new mobile phone. I love my current LG running android but it is a bit battered and after a little family member chewed the buttons it doesn’t work as well, and the camera … Continue reading
Today I updated WordPress. Wow! I have blogged in the past about how much I love WordPress, but where have I been? The WordPress community have been busy making everything smart and sexy. The new dashboard and themes make me … Continue reading
Steve Mann, inventor of wearable computing, came to the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in the 1990s when I was PhD student there. He had some difficulty getting on the metro as his head-mounted aerial added several inches to his … Continue reading