You Should See This #3

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The third in a brief collection of old stuff and new stuff you shouldn’t miss from around the Internet, according to me. And this is my website, after all, isn’t it?

Nonfiction

UX Myths collects the most frequent user experience misconceptions and explains why they don’t hold true. And you don’t have to take our word for it, we’ll show you a lot of research findings and articles by design and usability gurus.

UXMYTHS

I deal with some user design/user experience and web accessibility issues at work. It’s funny what comes your way, sometimes. I had no training before being asked to do things like design a website. I don’t have the time at work to devote a lot of research to it, but I do find things like these very interesting and thought I would share.

If you take the overall average of the information we have, we show that on average we are sliding back – that biases, instead of shrinking, are growing back.

Nine out of 10 people found to be biased against women, The Guardian

Poetry

I tore a rose from its perch / and thumbed its velvet / with plans to watch its corpse unravel on the table.

Rooh Afzah by Rita Mookerjee in Baltimore Review.

I’m thinking every gun / should come with a microphone / each street with loudspeakers / to broadcast their banging.

We Would Never Sleep by David Hernandez in The Sun.

Words

Jury-rigged vs jerry-built vs jerry-rigged. (Did you even know these are different words? I didn’t!)

Regard vs regards vs regarding.


Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash

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