Shane Morris: UXB

A User eXperience Blog, by a User eXperience Bloke

October, 2007

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About Shane Morris: UXB

Hi, my name is Shane Morris, and I am a "User Experience Evangelist" at Microsoft, based in Melbourne, Australia. I have worked as an interaction designer / information architect / usability specialist since 1991.

My reason for blogging is to share what I know and what Microsoft knows about user experience. Although I am passionate about many things, this blog will just be about user experience / interaction design / information architecture / usability / user-centred design etc.

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    Who needs designers?

    "And you pay your designers how much ?!?" Thanks to Clemens Lutsch for bringing this to our attention.
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    Emotional Design, not just Usable Design

    At a presentation at ComputerShare last week I spoke about the various "flavours" of user experience, and the fact that usability alone does not guarantee a great user experience. We talked about how it is easier to 'engineer' usability - there are processes...
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    The problem with UI specs

    I met Rene de Paula, fellow UXE from Brazil, our "UX Summit" in Madrid(!) last week. In the break after my " Wireframing with Blend " session, Rene took me out into the hallway and shot this short video. Still need to work on those short answers... http...
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    No Ideas but in Things

    Only just found this while researching for a completely different blog post. Love it. "No Ideas But In Things is a library of controls, animations, layouts, and displays that might be a source of inspiration for...
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    What's Expression?

    "What's Expression?", Ron Jacobs asks Shane Morris, who even manages to slip a gag in! This video was taken at TechEd on the Gold Coast. What’s Expression? Shane Morris, Microsoft User Experience Evangelist, and Ron Jacobs, host of ARCast.TV , carry on...
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    "Principles of Interaction Design" at OzCHI 2007, Adelaide 28th Nov 2007

    I'll be teaching " Principles of Interaction Design " at OzCHI again this year, this time in Adelaide. Also some interesting tutes on Cultural Probes by Gerry Gaffney and John Murphy , Forms Design by Caroline Jarrett and maybe someone from Hiser ...
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    Aussie Expression Users: Reveal Yourselves!

    We've set up a little mailing list/group for Aussie Expression users. The intention is not to replace all the Expression community resources out there (many of which are up on the group’s Links page ), or to replace other developer-focused resources,...
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