user research

Virtual Assistants – Convenient or Creepy?

As a User Experience Researcher, I often welcome new services and products into my life. One of them being the switch from iPhone to Android and agreeing to everything Google asked me during the setup process. I shouldn’t have been surprised by what...
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Research…in the Blink of an Eye

Have you read the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell? If not, get it.  It’s a great read, very short and inspiring.  In the book, Malcolm describes people who have become the best at what they do.  This is part of the description...
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Will Aviate and Yahoo Redefine the Android Phone UX?

In a surprising turn of events at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Yahoo announced that it is trying to buy the Android development firm Aviate. Yahoo acquiring smaller companies isn’t that surprising, the surprise is the fact that Aviate...
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