Can Hated Design Elements Be Made to Work?: Jakob Nielsen asks the hard questions, makes an example of one great technique being used in a less-than-stellar way.
Web usability guru Jakob Nielsen thinks your innovative iPad UI is too “weird.” I think he should, just maybe, stop worrying about a “back” button.
A useful FAQ about FAQs from A List Apart.
An eyetracking study shows that reads have a much easier time scanning down a Twitter/FF/FB-like one-column list than a three-column version.
Crucial stuff for anyone designing an application that they expect users to, y’know, use.
Well, not die, exactly, but flip the script: Users upload or edit a piece of content, then when it’s time to publish, cue them to fill out a form. First, give them the lollipop, then, ask for their nickel.