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medium.com

Real talk from a UX researcher

Some parts of the job just suck. If you can survive these, you might make a good UX researcher.

userinterviews.com

UX Research Field Guide

An in-depth, beginner-friendly guide on how to conduct effective user research, from UX research plans and recruiting to methodology and analysis.

theturnsignalblog.com

Guidelines for Designing an In-Car Voice Assistant

Voice assistants can reduce driver distraction if they are designed well. Here are concrete guidelines for designing a voice assistant for drivers.

medium.com

Research vs Vision: the origin story of the Walkman, Mini Cooper, and the iPhone

It’s always interesting to watch how companies approach the building of their new products.

theturnsignalblog.com

Is Voice Interaction a Solution to Driver Distraction?

Voice interaction sounds great because drivers don't have to take their eyes off the road. But is it really a valid way to mitigate distraction?

condens.io

User Diary Studies

User Diary Studies is an effective research method to understand long-term user behavior and user experience.

nngroup.com

Best Font for Online Reading: No Single Answer

Among high-legibility fonts, a study found 35% difference in reading speeds between the best and the worst.

userinterviews.com

The State of User Research 2022 Report

The 4th annual State of User Research report unpacks survey data from 562 UXRs to uncover trends in research tools, teams, salaries, and methods.

theturnsignalblog.com

Swiping vs Tapping, What is Less Distracting to Drivers?

Is it possible to design touch interactions such that they are as user-friendly as physical controls? I did a home experiment to try to answer this.

theanglebracket.com

The Angle Bracket

The results of a tournament conducted via Twitter polls asking what everyone's favorite HTML tags are. Would reality win over memes?

biasedbydesign.com

Biased by Design

A resource for cultivating awareness of when and how cognitive bias can be introduced into the design process.

css-tricks.com

2021 Roundup of Web Research

It is pretty interesting to not only see what trends are emerging in our industry (and those adjacent to it) but how those trends trend over time.

theturnsignalblog.com

Is Gesture Interaction a Valid Alternative To Touch Interaction in Cars?

Let's find out if gesture interaction is a valid alternative to existing methods or if it is just a gimmick

uxtools.co

2021 Design Tools Survey

Find your next tool from the responses of thousands of designers around the world.

push-conference.com

This Thursday, hundreds of UX friends gather at PUSH UX 2021Sponsored

Join us online! Two days of inspiration around UX and designing responsibly. Speakers include Indi Young, Andy Budd, Daniel Burka and many more.

medium.com

Involving Users With Disabilities in Your Accessibility Efforts

Accessibility is first and foremost about people, not about standards and compliance.

designregression.com

Line length revisited: following the research

Recent eye movement research is reviewed which questions whether long line lengths do cause reading difficulties.

push-conference.com

PUSH UX 2021 • October 21/22 • Live & OnlineSponsored

🚀 Two days of inspiration on all things UX! Join us for 18 talks, 14 interactive sessions and hundreds of UX friends at a unique & interactive event

uxtools.co

Quicker UX Research Synthesis

After conducting research, here are some ways I’ve learned to synthesize it quickly without falling behind.

uxtools.co

The Best UX Research Methods in a Pinch

Over the years, I’ve found a collection of highly-efficient UX research methods that I rely on when I have little time or money.