AboutRuth has a PhD in computer science. Sometimes she is a university lecturer and sometimes a consultant.
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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 used to read a woman’s blog, everyday. It was amazing: Her drunken, violent mother, her complicated pregnancy, her terrible having a baby experience followed by terrible post-natal depression. It was a detailed slice of life which was compelling to … 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
[pdf] Designing web usability [pdf] Ensuring web accessibility [pdf] Using software for accessibility and usability [pdf] Usability tools and techniques [pdf] Measuring and increasing website return on investment (Stalker-Firth, R., July 2003)
The recent furore over the 2012 Olympics Logo reminds me of how people react to the user interfaces they find on everything they interact with, from websites to washing machines. If an interface, like a logo, is well-designed, no one … Continue reading