Bad Usability

50 %
50 %
Information about Bad Usability

Published on March 4, 2008

Author: tufnelio

Source: slideshare.net

Description

A cautionary tale for designers inspired by the bad usability calendar.

Bad, bad usability! horrible things happen to bad designers

A is for Albert who chose the wrong form for his content run into the Spanish Inquisition and expired, after some torment

B is for Bertha who tried to add value through personalisation went to Tajikistan on vacation and died of starvation

C is for Charles who hid novel choices in a drop-down and was murdered by a clown in a small town

D is for Derek who didn’t use video to support the user’s task, went off scuba diving and forgot his oxygen mask

E is for Edwina for everything required a log-in and contracted a deadly herpes after a bit of snogging

F is for Fernando who designed usable and boring, the poor man was splattered in spite of much imploring

G is Georgie who thought smaller was easier to click hired a plane for a week, couldn’t find the control stick

H is for Helena who believed more navigation was easy to use she went to Oliver’s party and died of carnal abuse

I is for Ignatius who copied every fancy web 2.0 feature and was strangled by his French teacher

J is for Josephine who evangelised oversharing and was swallowed by a big herring

K is for Katarina who always cloned Facebook, she traveled to Irak, just to have a look

beware

and

beware!

Add a comment

Related pages

Bad Usability Kalender | PHP Performance

Dieser Beitrag wurde in HTML veröffentlicht und verschlagwortet mit kalender, usability. Fügen Sie ein Lesezeichen für den permanenten Link hinzu.
Read more

Usability – Bad Rappenau - onma.de

Wir informieren Sie detailliert über den Bereich Usability für Ihr Unternehmen aus Bad Rappenau. Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Anruf!
Read more

Bad Usability Calendar - Designer in Action

Bad Usability Calendar. Wie man es vielleicht nicht unbedingt machen sollte, zeigt der »Bad Usability Calendar 2010«. Netlife Research stellt klassische ...
Read more

10 Characteristics Of A Bad User Experience - Usability Geek

A bad user experience can make or break you. Spotting UX problems can sometimes be tricky. This article explains 10 characteristics that indicate UX fails
Read more

Four Bad Designs - Nielsen Norman Group

Bad content, bad links, bad navigation, bad category pages ... Websites that use metaphors almost always go way overboard and end up reducing usability.
Read more

Bad usability examples | The Usability Review

Posts about Bad usability examples written by sonyal1. The Usability Review. ... If the issue is just as cosmetic as it seems, then this is really bad.
Read more

What are your favorite examples of bad usability? - Quora

What are some good examples of highly popular websites with poor usability?
Read more

Usability - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Usability is the ease of use and learnability of a human-made object. In software engineering, usability is the degree to which a software can be used by ...
Read more

Medical Usability: How to Kill Patients Through Bad Design

Usability is often a matter of life or death. In a fighter plane's user interface, for example, taking a second off the time required to operate targeting ...
Read more