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All posts by Chris Mears

When UX Gets Naughty

I was recently discussing the nature of dark patterns with some colleagues and it got me thinking about what role we as UX professionals have to play when balancing the needs of the user against the needs of the business. For those that don’t know

Designing our interfaces based on hunger

In 2011 there was a study by Jonathan Levav of Columbia Business School looking at parole hearings for inmates of four Israeli prisons, made by eight judges over a ten-month period. The results were very interesting – after a refreshment break, a prisoner’s chances of gaining parole

The new improved UX Review is here

We’ve enjoyed our time on Tumblr, but it’s time to move to a new home. Tumblr is great for short bursts of information, but we like to explore topics around UX in slightly more depth, and for that we decided to move over to a

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Improve UX – become a developer

UX is always a balancing act between amazing experience solutions and budgetary restraints. So how can a Front End Developer help? User Experience Designers are an interesting bunch. And not in a Steve ‘Interesting’ Davis way. I think you’d struggle to find a field with