Posts in category: three

Three fundamental user needs

Three fundamental user needs

In User eXperience (UX) or user-centred design, we need to understand and cater to the three fundamental human needs of Safety, Agency, and Comfort. Safety I am in control, I see what is going on, I know what I am doing, I have the tools and information I need, I know...
Three simple rules for applying logos

Three simple rules for applying logos

As the basic function of applying a logis one of distinctive legibility, the follow three L A D rules can be more practical for everyday use than the specific, technical specifications used in style guides. While these do not replace the exacting specifications...
Three ways to manipulate the media

Three ways to manipulate the media

This is interesting write-up about Kellyanne Conway’s media manipulation techniques: http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/media/kellyanne-conway-banned-from-msnbcs-morning-joe-news-show/news-story/e0b6a3a7fcecd1cd1ee1482f1556c62c The bit towards the bottom “HOW...
Three obstacles to constructive discourse

Three obstacles to constructive discourse

The ability to have respectful, calm, rational, considered, fact-based discussion is a core of resolving conflict. These are the biggest obstacles to constructive discourse: 1. Belief/faith: opinions and interpretations over verifiable facts. We are all attached to...
Three dimensions for understanding a problem

Three dimensions for understanding a problem

Looking at a problem across the following three dimensions may be useful in helping us better understand and problem, reframe our perceptions, and find ways to move forward. Is it you or the circumstance? Sometimes the problem is not us, but rather the circumstance we...
Three elements of a UX use-context

Three elements of a UX use-context

There are three aspects we need to consider when reviewing a use context. How the design addresses these elements will directly affect the user experience of the product or service. Physical The physical environment, the physical ability of the user, and the physical...
Three challenges of evaluating technology

Three challenges of evaluating technology

1. Cutting through the marketing hype Marketing saturates everything. To arrive at the true practical value of a piece of new technology to the business, we need to filter out the spin from the truth. The approach to purchasing technology and web services still has an...