Author: Allan Kwan

User Experience on Newspaper Websites

by | May 27th, 2014

Over the years, the means by which news stories are delivered to the public has changed. While printed stories are not completely obsolete, digital stories have become the way many of us obtain our news in this digital age. Think about what you’re more likely to see in a day:¬†someone with a newspaper in their […]

UX Review of Facebook’s New Ad Layout

by | May 1st, 2014

Not many people like ads. Well, at least it seems like they’ve been trained not to like them. Personally, I started distrusting ads when I heard about the viruses commonly associated with them. Because of this, I made a habit of¬†avoiding most content that had even the slightest whiff of advertising. Unless it was relevant […]

User Experience: “By the Book” vs. Reality

by | December 10th, 2013

After graduating with a degree in user experience design, you may have some big dreams. Ready to conquer the world with The Nielsen Usability Principles tattooed on your arm, you aspire to be the next Jony Ives. You sign on to do extensive, user-centered research and analysis for a revolutionary product that will blow away […]