Amazon Access looks like it’s 1995 all over again, with its fast interface streamlined for PDAs and screen access software. 12/21/01 update: Wired: Amazon Access: How Accessible?
ClickZ: "Classification (taxonomy, categorization) is to content as mapping is to geography. It is an essential tool that allows the person visiting a Web site to navigate it quickly and… Read more »
interview with Jared Spool: "Usability is not usable! It doesn’t work. It doesn’t produce the results we promise it will. And we get angry when people stop paying attention to… Read more »
I’ve always liked sites that let you put products side by side (link added 12/26/00). Amazon has a flexible way to compare electronic goods. Notice the long url (update: broken… Read more »
Well I just made up the stat but the guy who put Ctrl + W (close window) next to Ctrl + X (cut) obviously didn’t know people would write in… Read more »
You would think late comers would have learned from previous best practices. Nope. Ecompany puts “Continued on the next page…” in its copy since it appears on the (supposedly) ready-to-print… Read more »
Assumptions should be revisited after a while. Jakob Nielsen eased the pressure on frames last year. Lately I’ve seen some clever uses of them. Bipolar has permalinks within frames, while… Read more »