Here is the full archive of every original article our authors and contributors have written on The UX Booth throughout the years.

Preparing Users for a Future of Wearables (Part 1) Preparing Users for a Future of Wearables (Part 1)

Wearable technologies — such as Google Glass — present not only a direct user experience challenge, but also a social experience challenge. How are individuals wearing these new technologies perceived? How do they perceive themselves? In part 1 of this 2—part series, Associate Professor Nick Bowman explores social implications of wearable technology, and in part 2, shares results of a study conducted by his communication technology team.

FullStory FullStory

We're always excited to welcome a new resource to the community. This week we're showing off FullStory, a platform that lets you watch and understand how real users are interacting with your site.

Are Users The New Designers? Are Users The New Designers?

In 2010, James Bridle discovered that his Apple iPhone was collecting and storing his location data. The experience brought him to the realization that as a user, his actions were actually helping to design the experience he had. This week, author Paul Blackburn shows how the roles of user and designer will become more intertwined, as IoT technology becomes commonplace in our daily lives.

The Perception of Control The Perception of Control

As we create positive experiences, we sometimes create the perception of control, even when the user doesn't actually control the situation. This week, author Marli Mesibov discusses the ethics involved in designing for perception rather than reality.