When Anders Aslund, a Swedish economist who has studied and advised most of the leaders in the former Soviet Union, visited Kiev in late 2004, at the height of the Orange Revolution, he returned to hi...
Last week, Apple unveiled its iBooks Textbooks initiative alongside a new desktop application for OS X, iBooks Author, aimed at offering a single solution for authors willing to edit and design iBooks for the iBookstore or manual distribution through exporting options. Some limitations of iBooks Author have sparked a debate that we’ve covered extensively on
A lot of people I know and respect have been commenting on problems associated with the iPhone mute switch: John Gruber – On the Behavior of the iPhone Mute Switch Andy Ihnatko – Unmuting on The Mute Question Marco Arment – Designing “Mute” Guy English – Mute This Both sides of the argument have valid […]
What is Mind Mapping? (and How to Get Started Immediately)
A mind map is a graphical way to represent ideas and concepts. It is a visual thinking tool that helps structuring information, helping you to better analyze, comprehend, synthesize, recall and generate new ideas. Just as in every great idea, its power lies in its simplicity.
5 Rules for More Effective Better Presentations | Michael Hyatt
Presentation software can be a wonderful tool if used correctly. It can also be a dangerous distraction that interferes with communication rather than facilitating it. The line between the two is thin.
OS X services let you borrow features from other programs, saving yourself time and multiple steps in the process. Kirk McElhearn answers frequently asked questions about Lion's most underused shortcuts.
The 20 most-viewed press releases on Business Wire in 2011
What makes these releases so irresistible? Recently, I looked at the 20 most-viewed press releases on BusinessWire.com from Jan. 1, 2011 to Dec. 4, 2011, to see what kinds of trends and facts might be inferred from them. For instance, what types of releases garner a lot of views: Big brand names? Photos? Raw content? […]
Research-based articles about user experience (UX), interaction design, web usability, user testing, and UI/GUI design by Nielsen Norman Group authors, including Jakob Nielsen, Don Norman, Bruce 'Tog' Tognazzini, and other group members.