Agile, Lean UX — What’s New is Old

I’ve been interested in recent twitters, posts, and presentations about the emerging and changing role of user experience.    Yet we’ve seen some resistance to the new terms or methodologies.  I’d like to suggest the current transition in the UX field is similar to revolutions in scientific fields.  Science historian Thomas Kuhn would say we’re in a period of crisis or revolution.…

How Google Instant Got My Homepage Back

I’ve been using web browsers since Mosaic and Netscape Navigator.  In my entire web browsing history, I think I’ve set my browser home page a total of 3 times.  Google Instant has made me switch again… What do you have as your browser homepage?  What’s the first thing you see when you open your browser…

More Facebook Visualizations in the Wild

I knew that drawing visualizations of your Facebook friends network was fun, but I didn’t know it could get you published! This Facebook network visualization was published in the Journal of Social Structure Visualization Symposium.  As the author states, this visualization has some nice features: The angle of each wing is proportionate to its share…