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Hazardous keyboard design

Stan didn't really mind the new keyboard design, but he just wished they hadn't put that new key so close to the "Enter".


Henrik Olsen - November 17, 2004

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404 - The page cannot be displayed because you need some fresh air

"The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. Your ISP has told us that you're on-line several hours every day, and that just ain't right."


  • Mamselle's Page Not Found

Henrik Olsen - November 05, 2004

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Usability crosswords

Do some usability crosswording over your coffee. According to Userfocus, they are also useful for training courses or to raise awareness of usability in your team.


  • Usability crosswords

Henrik Olsen - October 12, 2004 - via deyalexander

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User Requirement Analysis on steroids

Dilbert to the User Requirement Analyst: Your user requirements include four hundreds features. Do you realize that no human would be able to use a product with that level of complexity?

User Requirement Analyst: Good point. I'd better add "easy to use" to the list.


Henrik Olsen - August 31, 2004 - via Usability First

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Usability Quiz

Test if you are a real usability geek. If not, chances are you are a pure geek.


  • The Usability Quiz
  • The Geek Purity Test

Henrik Olsen - June 24, 2004

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Remote Control Anarchy

Jakob Nielsen is fed up with his six remote controls. My suggestion to Dr. Nielsen and the rest of the world: Let's all boycott crummy consumer electronics and let them learn it the hard way.


  • The article Remote Control Anarchy

Henrik Olsen - June 09, 2004

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OK/Cancel The HCI comic

Well, it's been around for a while so it might be time to mention it at OK/Cancel is such a rare thing as a human-computer interaction comic, which is co-written and co-illustrated by Kevin Cheng and Tom Chi. It's updated weekly on Fridays.


  • The site OK/Cancel

Henrik Olsen - April 15, 2004

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World's first HCI rap

Why write a boring article to promote HCI when you can write a rap. Prepare for serious HCI flava from the guys at OK/Cancel.


  • We Got It, a song for the users

Henrik Olsen - March 03, 2004 - via Louis

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This Is Broken a gallery of broken experiences

Mark Hurst's This Is Broken is a gallery of all kinds of stuff, where the customer experience has been messed up somehow. Great fun. You can contribute by submitting your own broken experiences.


  • lick here to visit This Is Broken

Henrik Olsen - February 08, 2004

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User-centred dating strategy

Having problems getting a date? Having trouble grasping the concept of user-centred design? Here is the change to learn both at the same time! Miyuki Shimbo has designed a poster explaining user-centred design methods in terms of dating.


Henrik Olsen - January 20, 2004 - via Bloug at

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