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Office noise or music at work?

Loud colleagues are annoying: But office noise really does cause problems. At its loudest it may induce hearing damage but at even moderate levels it can cause distraction, stress and high blood pressure. Someone who often talks loudly on the phone behind you may ...Read More

Insights from Web Directions Conference

A few weeks ago, two members of our UX team (Rafael and myself) had the privilege of attending the Web Directions @Media 2011 conference for two days of talks on all things web.  The range of speakers who drew in ideas from tangent ...Read More

Picking a web server language

There is nothing better than starting a new Web App. I am constantly getting ideas about how to create the next big thing. It is going to use Canvas, CSS3 and bleeding edge JavaScript and be unlike anything that the world has ...Read More

The Psychology of UX: Part 1

Today's lesson is: Firstly, I don’t think many people are going to debate this point if they are really honest with themselves. I’m not arguing that we can’t all have bursts of motivation and be hard-workers, but *ultimately* we are all lazy (or ‘efficient’ ...Read More

Google detail browser support plan

I'm sure this has been mentioned before, but maybe this is more specific details, but Google have decided to only support the latest two versions of any browser. As soon as a new version is released, an older one will stop being ...Read More

Windows 8 with HTML5/JavaScript apps

Microsoft have previewed Windows 8 at the D9 conference, including a video showing it off. It seems like a slightly crazy mix of backwards compatibility and some quite cool new ideas that are meant to be suitable for keyboard/mouse ...Read More