This past weekend was the 50th British Formula 1 race at Silverstone and to celebrate the anniversary the circuit organised a number of special events, including a “vintage” fancy dress competition for the practice day on Friday. We’ve been going to Silverstone on Friday for the last few years and I thought it would be good […]

This is a test post just to see if my assumption that a post without metadata will be given at least one default value. By the way if you are reading this and interested in metadata, please take the time to do my metadata survey here: https://sites.google.com/site/cmetastudy/ Thanks!


In this post I cover an introduction to what usability is, how to make usable software and how you can check to make sure you app is usable! This post is based on a presentation that I have been giving at Southampton University and Imperial College for the past 7 years or so. The presentation has evolved significantly over […]


Process models are typically used within businesses to document existing processes and procedures or as a mechanism for designing process improvements and enhancements, such as automation or consolidation of processes across departments. There are many tools and methods for creating process models which can lead to workflow models that are difficult to understand and incompatible with models […]


“Information overload” is a very real problem for many of us, particularly with information technology making it so easy to create, share, and distribute information. Much of this information is important and useful but the more information we have to handle the harder it becomes to keep it organised and retrievable the next time we […]


A well designed web page, mobile app, or software program should be usable for anyone. The importance of usability as a part of good design has become mainstream knowledge, but lagging somewhat behind is the importance and skills of designing for accessibility. A mistake that producers and developers make is thinking that accessibility is just […]

The results posted here are from a free careers test on the I tried on the web (I can’t remember which one now). I always find careers test most interesting for the careers and interests which it indicates that you don’t want. When I was young the top results of careers tests was always the […]


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