9 Holiday Gift Ideas for UXers

X-posted from NineLabs.com We’re excited for the holidays here at Nine Labs! The weather has finally started to get chilly, people around town seem to be smiling more, and there’s nothing like walking out of the cold and into the warmth of the mall after you just cut off a little old lady in an …

How 7 UX Decisions Lead to Better Design

X-posted from NineLabs.com When it comes to a company’s online success, it almost goes without saying that user experience is key. It’s becoming apparent, however, that digital-design culture is oversaturated with all things UX. The term “UX” is approaching buzz-phrase status, and I’m not sure many of us even know what it really means. UX …

Ladies that UX NYC!

I am thrilled to announce that I have joined up with the fantastic women of Ladies that UX to start a branch here in the Big Apple. I couldn’t be more delighted to join a group of women fostering compassion, support and encouragement to others within our industry. You may be wondering why I wanted …

Exit [UX] Strategy.

I’ve noticed a trend recently where companies appear to be hiding or omitting paths for users to cancel their accounts and I cannot even begin to tell you how angry this makes me. I’ve started doing some cleanup of my online life and I’ve done a lot of account closings over the past few weeks; …

Thank you, Lean UX NYC!

First and foremost, thanks to Will and Grace who put on an incredible conference and thank you to all of the wonderful sponsors who participated. Y’all created a truly amazing experience for all those who attended and all of us who were invited to speak and give workshops. I am really looking forward to next …

Everyday Heroes.

This has undoubtedly been a trying week for me; for those of you who follow me on twitter, you know I’ve been battling an unusually terrible case of tonsillitis. When I say unusually terrible, I mean it—my tonsils were swollen so large that they essentially caused a tear in my eardrum, which, in turn, caused …

LeanUX NYC: Come find me.

Did you know @playfulpixel was teaching Bootstrap for Prototyping at the #LeanUXNYC conference? Yeah – we got the practical skills, yo. — The SemanticWill™ (@semanticwill) January 14, 2013 Check it out here: http://leanuxnyc.co/nyc/