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25 Excellent Usability/UX Articles and Resources

Post from March 30, 2007 (↻ December 29, 2020), filed under and .

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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 welcome a few great articles and research papers you hopefully enjoy as much as I do:

In case you miss people, organizations, or other things concerning the above topics, here are a few more excellent sites where you’ll find interesting material and good advice:

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

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I’m Jens Oliver Meiert, and I’m an engineering manager and author. I’ve worked as a technical lead for Google, I’m close to the W3C and the WHATWG, and I write and review books for O’Reilly. Other than that, I love trying things, sometimes including philosophy, art, and adventure. Here on meiert.com I share some of my views and experiences.

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

    Jens,

    That’s an awesome list.

    There are two articles I keep close:

    “Information Interaction Design: A unified field theory of design” by
    Nathan Shedroff:
    * http://www.nathan.com/thoughts/unified/

    “All watched over by machines of loving grace: Some ethical guidelines
    for user experience in ubiquitous-computing settings” by Adam
    Greenfield (Boxes and Arrows)
    * http://tinyurl.com/nw3mx

    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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