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25 Excellent Usability/UX Articles and Resources

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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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Jens Oliver Meiert, on April 29, 2020.

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 I share some of my views 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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