UX Syllabus [#ux]

I’m writing a final year undergraduate unit on UX – it will be the first that that they have seen being that we are a hardcore engineering School – and I’d like your thoughts! Ignore the administrative stuff associated with work her in Manchester, but what about the unit content (both at the bottom)? Any suggestions for units that have already proved effective will be greatly appreciated!


UNIX is Usability, UNIX is Accessibility!

The thing about Richie, which as human factors people, we should all aspire to is both the longevity and practicality, the aspiration and the pragmatism, of the work – Even when Bell / AT&T removed the funding for the project – they just built it anyway and released it publicly to non-commercial interests. This is the kind of ethos I wish to cultivate and the ethos I aspire to have

Why Most Published Research Findings are False – Or Are They?

Of the 49 articles, 45 claimed to have uncovered effective interventions. Thirty-four of these claims had been retested, and 14 of these, or 41 percent, had been convincingly shown to be wrong or significantly exaggerated. If between a third and a half of the most acclaimed research in medicine was proving untrustworthy, the scope and impact of the problem were undeniable.