The IPCC report on climate change warns of serious consequences if we don’t curb fossil fuel emissions. Under what’s called a "business-as-usual" scenario, we will create a vastly diminished future for us and our children. We need to take responsibility for the adverse impact of our activities, drastically reduce environmentally destructive practices at organizational, policy, and … Continue reading Talking About Bio-diversity Loss and Climate Change
It’s a bit odd to see dogs reacting to screens. Dogs generally have poor eyesight. Their ears and noses, far superior to ours, guide them through life. If you say to a dog, “honey, you smell great!” they will take that as complimenting their nose, not their perfume. Dogs can even tell time through scent. … Continue reading Fidolatry (or Does Your Dog Like the iPad?)
Steps to more securely post, comment and like on social media.
UX designers and we developers can play a role in the cultivation of civil discourse on virtual communities. Read my article in the May 2017 issue of UXPA magazine.
In the May 2016 issue of intercom (get PDF here), I wrote about the unique challenges web developers and technical communicators face when creating content for immigrants. Because immigrants balance multiple cultural identities, content creators need to focus less on one specific cultural orientation and more on how different cultures are integrated in online activity.
UX Matters published my article about transnational human-computer interaction. The article discusses transnational HCI within the context of a study of Russian-American web users.
Mexican-Americans comprise the largest and most important demographic of immigrants to the United States. This article, published by UXPA Magazine, presents data from a study detailing their web use habits and preferences. El Proyecto de Tendencias Hispánicas de Pew en 2011 reportó que este grupo es muy importante demográficamente, ya que los mexicano-americanos son la … Continue reading Mexican-Americans Online/Preferencias Culturales: Mexicanos-Americanos en la Web