Tag Archives: HCI

11 ways to add to blog conversation and stand out from the crowd

11 ways to add to blog conversation and stand out from the crowd This post grabbed my attention because I am a newbie blogger on this blog only 1 week into starting a new blog about the user experience of blogging and … Continue reading

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Dissertation Proposal

   Dissertation Proposal My dissertation is researching “Personal Lifestyle Weblogs and Free Hosted Browser-Based Blogware success: the role of usability.” My proposal is attached. The main question is whether or not the usability of free hosted browser-based Blogware impacts, or … Continue reading

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Touchy

Dom Norman’s article in Interactions Magazine and his conclusion: “Are natural user interfaces natural? No. But they will be useful” in a world where everyone is getting very touchy is brilliantly timed. Everyone is getting on the Tactile bandwagon, led by the touchscreen innovation of … Continue reading

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Unique designs for Blog posts?

Giving users additional freedom and control to personalise each blog post design within their blog to improve the user experience of the blog they are publishing to sounds great. Most blogging tools today don’t allow the look and feel of individual posts … Continue reading

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Blog usability article

Blog usability article – there are some interesting comments here, but Jakob Nielsen’s is more comprehensive – see my Blogroll.

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RIA Screen Layouts

This is a great article with loads of really juicy helpful information about designing for a rich internet application such as Blogware. It includes the following: RIA Screen Layouts View more presentations from Theresa Neil. Theresa Neil RIA screen layouts

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The Layers of Design: the style layer

The Layers of Design is an interesting article which includes reference to style differences between Blogger and WordPress.

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Tumblr – great at onboarding = good user experience?

This article describes Onboarding and how important it is, and gives the Blogware Tumblr as a good example of being great at Onboarding.  Onboarding is a rather cringey way of saying users’ first impressions are good and they ‘get on board’ using the website straightaway. Personally … Continue reading

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Are you a Bob Blogger?

If you’re reading this blog, then you fit the profile for my thesis research. Take a look at the attached. It’s a Persona, which describes the profile of a typical user. This is the start of my HCI research study … Continue reading

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