We reached out to Garth Braithwaite for an interview ahead of his All Things Open talk, "Open source is ugly: Improving UI and UX."
9 comments Posted 22 Sep 2015 by Aleksandar Todorović Feed
Klaatu tells us about his upcoming All Things Open talk, HIG and how it affects the user interface of the Linux shell, and, of course, his name.
2 comments Posted 9 Sep 2015 by David Both Feed
Open source software isn't always pretty. IBM developer Una Kravets talks about how to get more designers involved and offers a sneak peek at her OSCON talk.
0 comments Posted 8 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
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The design of everyday things is an important cultural movement. Of that, most of us have no doubt. We want our tools to work flawlessly and naturally. And open source projects are catching up on this too.
12 comments Posted 2 Feb 2015 by Rushabh Mehta Feed
Jason Hare, open data guru for the City of Raleigh in North Carolina compares human and API consumed data and makes these observations: Data consumed by humans have lower re-use value in that they are not being redistributed, and data that is served on a web/mobile [First] platform needs more work... Read more
3 comments Posted 26 Dec 2014 by Jason Hare Feed
At the Open Technology Institute (OTI), we've been working on opening our user feedback process as a way to improve our internal processes and collaboration, engage our user community more, promote non-developer contributions, and think more broadly about how open source process plays a role in the... Read more
2 comments Posted 4 Feb 2014 by Georgia Bullen Feed
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When I first started working at the Open Technology Institute (OTI), I was consistently challenged with the question: "Why would a UX designer want to work at an open source organization?" The truth, in my opinion, is almost all design and usability work is by its nature open source.
2 comments Posted 28 Jan 2014 by Georgia Bullen Feed
The mobile revolution has changed user expectations of how they interact with different products. Meeting these changed expectations requires a huge amount of re-thinking from user experience (UX) designers. Pascal Mangold, CEO of Magnolia, recently explored this trend in an article on how the... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Feb 2013 by Andreas Weder Feed
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In the past couple of years, a powerful paradigm shift has occurred in user experience (UX) design. UX designers used to focus on desktop users but now, mobile devices and mobile users are at the center of attention. The evidence for the importance of this paradigm shift is stifling: Morgan Stanley... Read more
16 comments Posted 14 Jan 2013 by Pascal Mangold Feed