Jens Oliver Meiert

25 Excellent Usability/UX Articles and Resources

Post from March 30, 2007 (↻ June 2, 2016), reflecting Jens the .

Today I thought I’d share some of the most valuable usability and user experience articles and resources I know, in a somewhat wild mix. Since there’s presumably enough to read and talk about later, please just welcome some great articles and research papers you hopefully enjoy as much as I do:

In case you miss some people, organizations, or other stuff concerning the above topics, here are some additional, excellent sites where you’ll always find interesting material and good advice:

No matter that these are 27 resources, what are you favorites of both this and your own bookmarks list?

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Jens Oliver Meiert, photo of December 23, 2015.

Jens Oliver Meiert is a German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and developer. Here on he shares—and occasionally generalizes and exaggerates—some of his thoughts and experiences.

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  1. On April 9, 2007, 22:11 CEST, Austin Govella said:


    That’s an awesome list.

    There are two articles I keep close:

    “Information Interaction Design: A unified field theory of design” by
    Nathan Shedroff:

    “All watched over by machines of loving grace: Some ethical guidelines
    for user experience in ubiquitous-computing settings” by Adam
    Greenfield (Boxes and Arrows)

    Not sure these belong on your list. They’re just good. Curious to hear
    about other personal touchstones.

  2. On December 2, 2008, 15:15 CET, Richard Morton said:

    Very useful list, and I particularly like Jesse James Garret’s PDF in your list. Although it is quite old now it still covers the user experience fundamentals very well.

  3. On February 16, 2009, 21:50 CET, Jens Oliver Meiert said:

    Late addition: If this was helpful, take a look at my Delicious bookmarks tagged usability/ux and temporary, too.

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