No matter how well designed a website is, watching someone else use it for the first time is an enlightening experience.
This this video, Steve Krug, author of Rocket Surgery Made Easy, demonstrates how to run simple, inexpensive usability tests…
This short film about 91 year old shoemaker Frank Catalfumo is absolutely delightful to watch.
Check out some of director Dustin Cohen’s beautiful photos from the set.
Hat tip Kottke.
Last weekend, my wife and I met up with my wife’s cousin and his girlfriend for breakfast.
We got there a little early. Normally, I would pull out my iPhone and catch up on some reading in Instapaper or my RSS reader.
But when we sat down in the waiting area, there were newspapers on the seats. My wife picked up the one on her chair. I did the same. And then we started reading them.
I had an interesting conversation with someone on LinkedIn a few weeks ago (I know, I’m as surprised as you are by that statement) about dedicated mobile sites versus responsive web design.
A couple of years ago, the benefits of separate sites were more clear to me. Today, I can’t think of a good reason to maintain a separate mobile site.