Alexander Rehm on February 27th, 2009

I bumped into a former student of mine this evening – pleasant surprise. We had a quick chat about work and life, and he asked me if there was a quick way to explain the Usability Heuristics to someone in his company that would not involve a lot of reference material. “Heuristic evaluation” means identifying […]

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Alexander Rehm on February 23rd, 2009

I was just talking to an acquaintance of mine (a php developer) about website design when we started discussing accessibility and usability. His response was: Accessibility and Usability? Is that this web standards stuff people are all so afraid of? Nah f*** that, who needs to learn those anyway. Well, so why are web standards […]

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Alexander Rehm on February 22nd, 2009

Those of you following me on twitter know I tend to spend a bit of time every couple of days in finding new extensions for FireFox (and sometimes Thunderbird) which are making my life as an Information Architect, Web Designer or Project Development Manager easier. These extensions may be some all of us have been […]

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Alexander Rehm on February 16th, 2009

The new website of Rising Star Games, the Japanese publisher with European roots, has just been put live. The website features a lot of new content, from news, game profiles and blogs over to forums, user profiles, members exclusive content and more! Plus, the sushi bar concept is working really nicely and displays latest information […]

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Alexander Rehm on February 10th, 2009

Working in a busy office is one of the best parts of being a designer or information architect – you can bounce off ideas, discuss projects with others and get their input, and you can generally have a good laugh. That is until the time comes where a new project is being started or requirements […]

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Alexander Rehm on February 3rd, 2009

Google Earth’s latest update – Google Ocean – adds a plethora of underwater maps for users to take a dive beneath the water surface and explore the 3D terrain (no more 2D relief maps!) of the world’s sea floors, completely with underwater elevations. Users will be able to explore underwater volcanoes and shipwrecks, and even […]

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