This is my archive

Preparing Your Website For Voice-Recognition Usability

As an English native living in America who’s accent can often be hard for technology to understand, this is a bit of a… Read More

Heuristic Review: A Little Known — and Powerful — User Experience Tool

User experience is that intercept where sociology, anthropology, communication, psychology, technology, art, design, writing, and marketing come together.  Experts in the field often use different methods–such… Read More

Websites That Create an Experience

When creating a website you need to find a balance between conveying information and providing an experience. With a more informational website you… Read More

Make Your Webpages Talk, With Chatbots

In the past, chatbots have been far too easy to troll to work well. With misguided answers and questionable user intentions, conversations between people and bots… Read More

Sales Surveillance: Rise of the Bionic Mannequin

This holiday season, if you catch yourself shopping in some upscale establishments chances are you won’t be alone, even if the store was completely empty. An… Read More

Conceptual Models.

Last weekend (well…Sunday night) I started to read “The Design of Everyday Things“. At first I have to admit that I was quite bored… Read More

Google+ Gets User Experience

There are two top-level categories to on-screen interfaces: what it does and how it feels as it is being done. Many of us know this… Read More

One Final Web Form Post…

The Current State of HTML 5 Forms. It’s a listing of all new attributes with their support in each modern browser clearly displayed, as… Read More


Here at idfive, we do a lot of higher education sites that tend to go very deep. Four or five levels can map out to… Read More

The Blind Search Feedback Loop

So lately I’ve been  doing a lot of reading and research on search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) best practices. A practice… Read More