What Cranfield has done for me

Just before Christmas, Cranfield University asked if I would be happy to talk about my time studying there in a promotional video.  I said yes and they have created a sweet (if slightly cringe-worthy on my part) photofilm video, which…

Usability of sewing patterns

My first post of the new year is about sewing patterns, but don’t let that put you off, if that’s not your thing.  It’s actually a case study in usability in the real world… The story I guess lots of…

New articles on Card Sorting

Following Caroline Jarrett’s course on ‘Writing for the Web’ I was inspired to reorganise the pages on my site, and write new material on my experience of card sorting.  So as of last week there is more content – and…

Advanced Simplicity?

Last week I attended Giles Colborne’s talk on ‘Advanced Simplicity’, hosted by the EBI Interfaces Forum at the EBI, Hinxton.  What struck me in particular in his talk was the clear parallel between what he refers to as ‘mainstreamers‘ and…