Category Archives: UX

Lost My iShizzle

The iMac has been freezing lots again. So I updated El Capitan — not to Sierra, just updated the Capitan. Googling Sierra tells me there’s lots of freezing for that, too. Perhaps I should have stayed with Mavericks. Man … … Continue reading

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Is WordPress Trying to Suck?

I’m not one to complain, say, whenever something about Facebook changes. It’s free and we, the users, are not their customers — we’re the vendors who pay them with our data so we can use their free service and they … Continue reading

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Tabs vs Spaces Personal Preferences

I’ve always preferred tabs. While binge-watching Silicon Valley, I was totally on Richard’s side … at first. Then I thought, “But wait, if I used spaces, I might not have that problem of my code getting all ugly and confusing … Continue reading

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Aptara Makes Me Feel Good Inside

Aptara is the only software company I’ve ever received a Christmas card from. When I clicked it to download it (so I could put it in this post), it opened this … It plays music while snowing (animated) and when … Continue reading

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UXUI Hall of Fame Welcomes Instagram

Their login form tells you into which field you typed incorrect info: As someone who uses multiple usernames and passwords, this makes my life so much easier and happier. Just as with my gratitude for the IE feature mentioned in … Continue reading

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UX/UI Upvotes #2: IE in Windows

Yes, you read that correctly. Nope, it’s not trolling click-bait. There is one Internet Explorer feature in Windows that I love and my default browser for Mac and Ubuntu does not. In those latter operating systems, I have to click … Continue reading

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UX/UI Upvotes #1: Firefox Reader View

I shouldn’t just complain. User Experience and good UI design shouldn’t be one of those things you only notice when it is absent or doesn’t work. Behold, the spinning blue circle thingy that spins while the page loads. It indicates … Continue reading

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