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How Apple is Giving Design a Bad Name

Posted by Jnd.org |10 Nov 15 |

Bruce Tognazzini and I document the many shortcomings of Apple’s current design philosophy in this Fast Company article.

Security and usablity go hand in hand

Posted by Jnd.org |09 Nov 15 |

Robert Lemos from TechBeacon has written an excellent article on the tradeoff between security and usability: Security and usability go hand in hand: 5 tips to get the development mix right.

I’m obviously biased because he spent a lot…

The “science” in the science of design

Posted by Jnd.org |19 Oct 15 |

Design is a complex field. Some components of design already are based upon good science, usually from the behavioral and cognitive sciences. Some are at the pre-scientific level of understanding. I believe that with a proper attitude to…

The “science” in the science of design

Posted by Jnd.org |19 Oct 15 |

Design is a complex field. Some components of design already are based upon good science, usually from the behavioral and cognitive sciences. Some are at the pre-scientific level of understanding. I believe that with a proper attitude to…

Affordances: Commentary on the Special Issue of AI EDAM

Posted by Jnd.org |18 Oct 15 |

The Journal “Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing” published a special issue on Affordances and asked me to comment on the collection. The concept of affordances has an interesting history, starting…

Affordances: Commentary on the Special Issue of AI EDAM

Posted by Jnd.org |18 Oct 15 |

The Journal “Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing” published a special issue on Affordances and asked me to comment on the collection. The concept of affordances has an interesting history, starting…