• New technology enables paraplegics to stand

    A radical new design of the traditional wheelchair by Tek RMD, now enables paraplegics to stand and move. This is a big step in decreasing the barriers that paraplegics face. Just being able to stand once again and to move in a standing posture must feel incredibly liberating. I also believe this kind of technology… Continue Reading

  • An incredibly TAX ing User Experience

    “Tax doesn’t have to be taxing” I can confirm this is the biggest whopper i’ve ever heard. Maybe it’s true if you never touch self assessment yourself and leave everything in the hands of bookkeepers and accountants. But, for the average Joe Bloggs, completing a self assessment for the first time (like I’ve just done)… Continue Reading

  • Focus group doodles

    This morning I finished the last of the workshops/focus groups I’ve been running with kids/teens for one of our clients. I’m just collating the data and thought you might like to see some of the lovely little pictures the kids have drawn on their sheets. Certainly makes me laugh! :)

  • The secret’s out!

    The secret project that I’ve been working on for the last couple of years is finally out! As I can now talk openly about it, here I share my story about creating and launching the new product and fashion focussed social network sqoshi.com Redundancy When the company I worked for closed down back in April… Continue Reading

  • 11 Free User Experience Books

    Thanks to The UX Bookmark for this great list of free online user experience books! 1.   Search User Interfaces- by Marti A. Hearst 2.   Web Style Guide- by Patrick J. Lynch and Sarah Horton 3.   Designing Interfaces- by Jenifer Tidwell (Most of the book is available online, not all of it, as pointed out by… Continue Reading

  • Presenting at Manchester Met Uni (MMU)

    I seem to be doing a lot of presenting to students recently. I’ve been conducting some really interesting focus groups with school kids and teenagers for one of our clients, and today I had the opportunity to give a talk to Postgrad marketing students at Manchester Met University (MMU). I spoke to them about sqoshi.com… Continue Reading