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Dissecting User Experience

Dissecting User Experience

BarCamp Manchester 2011

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Ryan Nicholson

April 26, 2012
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  1. DISSECTING USER EXPERIENCE Ryan Nicholson - BarCamp NH 2011

  2. DISSECTING USER EXPERIENCE Ryan Nicholson - BarCamp NH 2011 THE

    AGE OF USER EXPERIENCE
  3. Hi! I’m Ryan Nicholson AestheticRain.com - @RyanDNicholson

  4. USER INTERFACE & EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

  5. UM, WHAT?

  6. WE PRACTICE MAGIC AND SORCERY

  7. WE’RE WEIRD

  8. WE BUILD THINGS PEOPLE TAKE FOR GRANTED

  9. SO WHY IS DESIGN IMPORTANT? GOOD

  10. EVERYTHING IS DESIGNED

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  17. SO WHY DOES MOST SOFTWARE SUCK?

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  19. ITS STILL NEW

  20. NEW TECHNOLOGY EVOLVES

  21. 1900’s

  22. 1950’s

  23. 2000’s

  24. EXPERIENCE OVERCOMES TECHNOLOGY

  25. THE INTERNET IS JUST COMING OUT OF ITS INFANCY

  26. PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WTF TO DO

  27. HISTORY TIME! (Stay awake or I’ll glue captions to your

    cats)
  28. 1950’s

  29. 1960’s

  30. 1970’s

  31. 1980’s

  32. 1990’s

  33. Mostly Geeks Mostly People

  34. “Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to

    build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to build bigger and better idiots.” Rich Cook
  35. WE HATED OUR USERS

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  37. SOMEBODY SAW THIS COMING

  38. STEVE JOBS 1955-2011

  39. DESIGN FOR HUMANS

  40. PULLING THIS OFF IS TOUGH

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  45. SO HOW DO WE DESIGN IT?

  46. Content Strategy Information Architecture Visual Design Usability Interaction Design EVERYTHING

    ELSE + Experience Design
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  50. USABLE DESIGN = EDIBLE FOOD

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  55. SO WHAT IS A DELIGHTFUL EXPERIENCE?

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  61. THESE TASKS ARE BORING

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  68. BUILDING THIS STUFF FOR PEOPLE IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY

  69. THESE ARE THE PRODUCTS WE BUILD TOGETHER

  70. LETS MAKE STUFF THAT IMPROVES PEOPLE’S LIVES

  71. FIN Ryan Nicholson | aestheticrain.com | @RyanDNicholson