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March 22, 2018 by Chevas A. F. Balloun

I’ve never fallen for a phishing scam. When they first started popping up somewhere in the early 2000s, I nearly gave all my personal information to a website made to … Continue reading When Design Is Used For Evil

December 24, 2017 by Chevas A. F. Balloun

Here is the promise: Your 4K TV can display: a 4k picture (3840×2160 aka “UHD” or 4096×2160 aka “4k cinema”) in full chroma (4:4:4 no subsampling) at 60hz refresh rate. … Continue reading An Ongoing Blight in TV User-Experience—Lies That Needs To Stop

September 28, 2017 by Chevas A. F. Balloun

3 Drawbacks To Using a Hamburger Menu 1. A Hamburger menu removes information scent from the navigation. When we walk into a room and get a huge whiff of chocolate … Continue reading How Not To Use The Hamburger Menu

September 27, 2017 by Chevas A. F. Balloun

I’m going to tell you 4 things that make restaurant websites bad. (Just bad bad baddy bad.) I live in Durango, CO. It’s a small tourist town with a lot … Continue reading 4 Things That Make Restaurant Websites Fail

August 17, 2017 by Chevas A. F. Balloun

This is also a small example that shows the difference between user-interface and user-experience. I will focus on just PC games (just because), but it applies to every system. There’s … Continue reading The Number 1 Thing That Hinders A Glorious User Experience When Browsing Video Games