Archive for August, 2010

What are the essential skills involved in search? In an (excellent) Berkely lecture series about search hosted by Marti Hearst, which is available online as podcast, Google’s HCI reasearcher Dan Russel gives a guest lecture about users’ sense making while searching. This is a tricky problem because users express their searches in just a couple […]


With the growth of the mobile internet, the rise of crossmedia productions (Dutch crossmedia blog), and the growth of cloud based applications (my post about cloud computing) interaction designers and usability engineers face a fairly new problem. The difficulty is to deliver good usability and user experience for the service across multiple applications running on […]