Deprecated: Function set_magic_quotes_runtime() is deprecated in /home/uigarden/public_html/english/textpattern/lib/txplib_db.php on line 14 - Weaving Usability and Cultures - article - Reviews & Interviews Weaving Usability and Cultures Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:42:04 GMT The Effects of Line Length on Reading Online News This study examined the effects of line length on reading speed, comprehension, and user satisfaction of online news articles. Twenty college-age students read news articles displayed in 35, 55, 75, or 95 characters per line (cpl) from a computer monitor. Results showed that passages formatted with 95 cpl resulted in faster reading speed. No effects of line length were found for comprehension or satisfaction, however, users indicated a strong preference for either the short or long line lengths.

]]> Sat, 19 May 2007 04:03:15 GMT A. Dawn Shaikh,2007-05-16:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/7a3a038777b855a32046aef291f9eb3f
ROI: MyTravel Redesign Increases Online Booking Conversion by 20% Following major site redesign work, MyTravel, one of the UK’s leading holiday and leisure groups with brands including Airtours, Going Places and, is reaping significant improvements in online sales.

]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2007 15:51:00 GMT Ann Light,2007-04-25:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/c90f07d8b2c95cae96ece36d01e800bb
IDEO's "Ten Faces" Tom Kelly’s latest book “The 10 Faces of Innovation” internal personas are used to help illustrate traits critical in building an innovation culture.The Experience Archtect is included.

]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2007 09:55:00 GMT David Armano,2007-02-11:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/aec06e39f63fe466e75b187cd8d35c86
Design, Technology and Their Roles in Social Changes Nico Macdonald is a London-based writer, consultant and event programmer, focused on design, technology and innovation. As part of the uiGarden editing team, Christina Li interviewd Nico Macdonald on aspects of design, technology and society. Nico offered his insights from his own experience of working in political compaign and design consultancies.

]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2006 21:40:00 GMT Christina Li,2006-08-28:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/017f0156d60cf530d3f180a390366205
Practicing Usability in Hong Kong Here at the uiGarden, we have been having discussions on whether there are cultural differences between practicing usability in the West and the Far East. In an exploration of the theme, we interviewed Apogee’s own Daniel Szuc and Josephine Wong. They give their own uptakes of the discussion and offer us their insights from their own experiences of working in Hong Kong.

]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2005 16:59:00 GMT Eleanor Lisney,2005-11-26:9319ac9dadc6218c6ba99bb012a00ce0/21813501c86d540c72b57e4ab65511ca