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The Sound of One Hand Typing

The Sound of One Hand Typing

For better or worse, the keyboard – a primarily two-handed device – still largely defines how people interact with computers. Andrew Zusman provides a compelling account of how people with one-hand make use of computers and the opportunities this affords to designers.

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4 Tips and Tricks for more Legible Content

4 Tips and Tricks for more Legible Content

Readability & legibility are both areas of interest in accessibility and typographic design, and many resources exist that attempt to define what constitutes well designed copy. In this post, we go over a few commonly overlooked and newer ways to implement more legible type on the web.

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Designing for Noise

Designing for Noise

Design is about communication. And like communication, the more noise there is, the more distorted the message becomes. Brian Suda looks at potential noise problems in design.

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What Websites Can Learn From Mobile

What Websites Can Learn From Mobile

By necessity, mobile web application development is often more streamlined and minimalistic than “traditional” web design. From less copy to brighter buttons, author Michael Wilson argues that many websites have a lot to learn from their mobile cousins.

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How Choice Impairs Your Visitors

How Choice Impairs Your Visitors

Choice is a good thing, right? Not always. Including too many decisions that must be made can lead to frustrated, insecure users, along with the inclination to just give up altogether. Author Alexander Dawson explores how to document choices properly.

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5 Web Accessibility Improvement Tools

5 Web Accessibility Improvement Tools

Over the past few weeks we’ve been showcasing some amazing articles, tools, and videos in our Resources section. Our twitter followers have gotten a taste of these resources and have let us know they are really enjoying them! Today I would like to share some tools with you that focus on accessibility, a very important sector of user experience.

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