Monday, October 18th, 2004

House of my Dreams

Who would have thought that Dilbert would have been the man to design my dream home? Ah, but he wasn’t – it was the readers – in another words the possible Users of this house. Check it out: http://www.dilbert.com/comics/dilbert/duh/index.html It’s amazing what can happen when people observe and ask the person who will be using [...]

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2004

Car Design II

I recently rented a Suzuki Verona – overall a very nice car. Very powerful, nice and roomy, but [and there has to be a but or it wouldn't be in this blog] there is a fairly big usability issue with the stick shift (automatic drive). It was easy enough to shift into Reverse, and then [...]

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Monday, July 19th, 2004

Car Design

I’ve been renting a lot of cars lately for work and pleasure and I still find that there are so many usability issues with them that it is embarrassing. Take for example the new Chevy Malibu “Classic” – different than the Maxx. I drove it this past weekend and there are some fairly major usability [...]

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