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The "Random User Interface"

by Craig Roth  |  March 11, 2019

This morning I logged into one of the productivity tools I use regularly and found that many of the controls have been moved around and a few options are now...

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The Unique Fundamentals of: Collaboration, Content, and Digital Workplace

by Craig Roth  |  January 3, 2018

What are the unique fundamentals of the collaboration, content, and digital workplace space that make it unique?  I don't mean what the current trends are - we write a lot about...

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What Software Developers can learn from their PC Gaming Developer Cousins

by Andrew White  |  November 5, 2014

As an avid PC gamer I happen to have a love for military strategy and war games.  Just to expose my nerdy credentials, I once played a “play-by-email” game with my...

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Apple's cardinal sin - a more complex user experience (UX)

by Andrew White  |  April 5, 2014

Anyone have a problem listening to their own recorded music on the iPhone recently?  Check out the community boards - there are loads of users that are upset with Apple....

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Goodbye and Thank You to Douglas Engelbart

by Craig Roth  |  July 5, 2013

It's taken mouse-less tablet computers to reveal how addicted I've become to the computer mouse. All the more reason to mourn the death of Douglas Engelbart, who died on Tuesday...

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Best UI for a System? Eliminating the Need to Use the System

by Craig Roth  |  March 28, 2012

I wrote back in January about the Attentional Experience, a specific slice of the broader User Experience concept that focuses on how a system helps users notice important information or...

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User Interface Highlights from IDF

by Brian Blau  |  September 16, 2010

At the Intel Developer Forum this week there was a focus on user interface technologies and while I wasn't expecting this aspect to be important it makes sense once you...

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Give Me the Upper Left Corner of My Screen Back

by Craig Roth  |  August 19, 2010

Over the last ten years there has been an assault on the upper left corner of GUI windows and screens and I want to take them back.  It’s a fact...

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