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Weather or not

So, my partner is a huge fan of apps related to weather – so much so that she has an entire folder dedicated to them on her iPhone.  But even with half a dozen apps, it’s hard to imagine how she could have 75 notifications: When we looked more closely, we realized that the Weather […]

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Everyday Things

I know so many people were influenced by Don Norman’s book The Psychology of Everyday Things.  Although I didn’t read it when it was first published, I consumed it voraciously once I got my hands on it, and it has informed my thinking ever since. I think if you are a UX practitioner and you’ve read […]

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Analytics & Behavior Change

On Wednesday this week, PM360 featured my article about analytics and behavior change on the front page of their site.  PM360 is a site targeted at product managers and marketers in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.  The Panorama eBulletin has a circulation of 17K and is read online by more than 43K unique […]

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Not in the dictionary

Some days I am amazed at how much the field of User Experience has evolved in the years I’ve been doing this work. And, at other moments I am equally amazed about how much further we have to go.  For example, the other day I was typing something in to Google Docs, and when I […]

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Brain Balance – follow up

In the four years since I wrote my initial post about Brain Balance, I have received innumerable emails from anxious parents asking for my perspective following the program.  Unfortunately, I am no longer able to personally respond to all the inquiries I receive.  I am writing this post to address those questions, and to provide […]

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