Crap! UI

…because folks seem to forget.

Airbnb UX Wins and Losses

jasonshah:

There must be something to learn from the Airbnb user experience.

Airbnb, like many startups following in its path of collaborative consumption or others simply trying to power offline action, have the challenge of earning user trust. While PR, word of mouth, and direct outreach can alleviate…

mongout

A great example of how iOS UI has leaked on to the desktop – much for the better.

A perfect example of what happens when you let engineers design UI. The logic goes something like this:

Mousing is slow, typing is fast ∴ let’s replace as much mousing with typing as we can.

The problem with this plan is that many beginning users don’t know what commands are available. The genius of the dropdown is that it allows the user to browse possible commands – it’s not a problem – it’s a feature!

A perfect example of what happens when you let engineers design UI. The logic goes something like this:

Mousing is slow, typing is fast ∴ let’s replace as much mousing with typing as we can.

The problem with this plan is that many beginning users don’t know what commands are available. The genius of the dropdown is that it allows the user to browse possible commands – it’s not a problem – it’s a feature!