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Usability = Communism?

Dilbert is concerned about a self-mutilating user interface. Has he been sticking his nose too deep into The Little Red Book?


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Henrik Olsen - July 15, 2009

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Dilbert and usablity

Here's a nice selection of usability related Dilbert strips.


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Henrik Olsen - May 28, 2009

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How to save a million dollars on usability

Close your eyes and wish real hard that the users won't care...


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Henrik Olsen - September 04, 2008 - via

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Bill Gates exposed in having an affair

...with an Apple MacBook. See the revealing pictures at


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Henrik Olsen - August 15, 2007

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Pioneers who never got the credit they deserved

Among the neglected: Hank, the first person to get the timer on his VCR to work.


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Henrik Olsen - April 08, 2007

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Are ugly sites more successful?

Rumor has it that ugly sites are more successful. What do the usability experts think?


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Henrik Olsen - March 27, 2006

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See also: Fun with Jakob Nielsen (9) 



The intuitive interface is an option

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


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".


Henrik Olsen - November 17, 2004

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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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See also: User research (23) 




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.


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Henrik Olsen - April 15, 2004

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