This site is primarily about usability. Usability is about making websites and software simple, obvious, useful, and practical for everyone. This is my personal site, and thus focuses on my usability perspectives
as an author, teacher, speaker, and entrepreneur. For more general usability information, visit Usability First.
I work as the
creative director at A9.com in Palo Alto, California.
We build cool search services and the advertising service
I have a blog called SimplyBlog.
I also worked on a podcast for a while called Design
Critique with Tim Keirnan. We discussed design and usability in the context of
products we actually used
(view in iTunes).
In the Diversions section of this site, I include some of my poetry, art, and recipes.
Usability for the Web: Designing Web Sites that Work by Tom Brinck, Darren Gergle, and Scott D. Wood a tour-de-force of web design, elaborating on the usability methods and
principles that apply at every point of the web development process. Read more...