Can you support that new feature?

Adding new features is like getting a pet. Feature ownership can be very rewarding, but do you have the support and resources to take on such a commitment?

Read more...

Your site is not special

There is no real reason to force upon your users a manual or lengthy on-screen help box for task completion. Use intuitive design.

Read more...

Time Capsule for 2042 Occupants

There was enough room for my son and a time capsule.

After finding space for a family time capsule I sealed it up this past weekend with pictures and questions such as: Do you still use credit cards? It is very important to research the type of materials that go into creating a time capsule to make sure in 30 or 40 years there is something to open.

Read more...

Made my first contact(s) during a net tonight

I came in loud and clear during the 2 meter net coming out of Stillwater. I felt welcome and enjoyed the conversation. Listening in to other nets had helped me prepare for the net control protocol.

Read more...

Call Sign: KØRRX

As I waited for my systematically assigned call sign, I debated whether or not I should apply for a vanity. I was easily hooked when my uncle-in-law told me to go for it.

Read more...

Show feature devotion after release

I, and many users, get frustrated when features are added, but no devotion is dedicated to making it totally great or usable. There needs to be carry through from just adding another feature to the feature list to one that is actually usable.

Read more...

Kindle or Nook? Choosing an eReader

In summary: I love my eInk Kindle 3 as well as the selection and portability Amazon gives me. I can use it on sunny days, there is no glare, it is easy to read at night, and it won’t mess up my sleep patterns. I just don’t want to read novels on an LCD screen […]

Read more...

1 3 4 5 6 7 11