All 5.1 – March 2006 articles

Designing an Arabic User Interface: Methods and Techniques for Bridging Cultures

Designing an effective Arabic user experience by understanding how cultural and linguistic issues are tightly woven together. UX designers became "cultural translators." [Read More]

Usability for the Planet: World Usability Day 2005

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World Usability Day 2005 was a smashing success. Events around the world reached out to new audiences about the importance of improving the user experience. [Read More]

Developing a Symbol System for the Healthcare Industry

Health symbols

A project to create symbols to help patients and families navigate through hospitals, in any language or with low literacy. [Read More]

Analyze This: A Task Analysis Primer for Web Design

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A deep dive into task analysis: how it is used, and why, too often, we ignore one of the most helpful tools in our toolboxes. [Read More]

Personal Usability: How Can We Make Ourselves More Usable to Others?

As a usability professional, you already have the framework to be a usable person. All it takes is a little time and attention directed toward your users. [Read More]

Superphone to the Rescue!

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Cell phones with kid finders and one button emergency calls. Music on a memory stick. [Read More]

User Experience: What? So What? What Now?

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“User Experience” is a phrase that seems to be catching on in many places. But what does it mean? [Read More]