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41

Error message generator

At Atom Smasher you can create your own fake error messages. No computers were harmed during the production of the site.

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  • Atom Smasher's Error Message Generator Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 27, 2005 - via This Is Broken

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Golden Rules for Bad User Interfaces

As people like to do just the opposite of what is proposed, SAP Design Guild thought it might be a good idea to promote bad users interfaces. They've colleted 10 "Golden Rules for Bad User Interfaces" and plan to expand the collection in the future.

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  • The Golden Rules for Bad User Interfaces Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - January 20, 2005

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The intuitive interface is an option

Al suddenly realized that he's stumbled across the Mother of All undocumented Windows options.

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Henrik Olsen - January 04, 2005

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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".

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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."

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  • Mamselle's Page Not Found Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - November 05, 2004

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46

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.

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  • Usability crosswords Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - October 12, 2004 - via deyalexander

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47

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.

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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.

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  • The Usability Quiz Open link in new window
  • The Geek Purity Test Open link in new window

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.

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  • The article Remote Control Anarchy Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - June 09, 2004

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OK/Cancel

Well, it's been around for a while so it might be time to mention it at guuui.com: 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.

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  • The site OK/Cancel Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - April 15, 2004

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