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Usability Nightmare: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency’s Alert System

It’s been a few years since our last Usability Nightmare post, but today’s particular design disaster is definitely worthy of being featured. You’ve likely heard about the recent false missile alert in Hawaii, which scared the heck out of a whole lot of people. Over at Dev.to, Ben Halpern had a good overview of the […]

Usability Nightmare: The My.SXSW iPhone App

South by Southwest, or SXSW, is a set of festivals and conferences for film, music, and technology (‘interactive’) held in Austin, Texas. While the music portion is likely the most famous, SXSW Interactive (SXSWi) is also quite large, and gaining steam. Perhaps most famously, Twitter first gained traction on the web during SxSW 2007. Thousands […]

Usability Nightmare: Web Forms

Dear Lazyass Web Developers, Stop trading my cycles for your own. Your time is not more valuable than mine, and it’s certainly not more valuable than that of all your users put together. You’re ruining the world. Signed, The World How many times have you been on a web site, filled out a form and […]

Usability Nightmare: Web Slideshows

  Preamble Years of developing Mac software led me to an interest in, and heightened sensitivity about, design. The way that users interact with software and computers is fascinating, and the more attention we as developers pay to it, the less our users struggle. Rogue Amoeba’s own products certainly aren’t perfect, but we aim for […]

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