A short talk I gave about systems thinking at UX Bristol 2014

Reading time: 1 minuteUX Bristol 2014 Short Talk: Nic Price – Systems Thinking in 3 Minutes from Bristol Usability Group on Vimeo. Okay so it’s nearer 8 minutes. In which I talk about elephants and bicycles… world view, mental models, Russ Ackoff’s definition of a system, and what happens when you change the boundaries of a system. For […]

Bonus-centred design

Reading time: 2 minutesWe’ve all seen it. The dreaded “Skip Intro”. The picture of the boss on the homepage obscuring any useful content or functionality. I was just discussing this with a friend and came up with a new name for an old problem “Bonus-centred design” Here’s how it works: Take direct orders from the boss. Do not […]

N95 – two things I can never remember how to do

Reading time: 2 minutesI’ve had my Nokia N95 phone since June. I’m pretty pleased with it. It’s good for looking at websites, the camera is great despite the shutter lag, video quality good. It’s ok for having phone calls on. Battery life’s ok. I haven’t got the patience with the GPS, and sometimes I do wonder if it’s […]

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