The Washington Secretary of State has an application called MyVote which is a portal for registered voters to update address, find elected officials, and so forth. Scenario: You’ve just moved to Washington and want to register to vote. You’ve been given the MyVote link as your starting place to register to vote. You’ve not decided […]
Charts that cheat by showing only part of the vertical axis will exaggerate any change in data compared to a chart with a complete vertical axis. This example comes from two data points in a recent Pew study. The chart on the left shows the change from 2007 to 2014 using a complete (0-60) vertical axis. […]
Digital social networks have become a key source for website discoverabiilty. That makes it very important to seamlessly integrate social media into your website design.
How to make subscription activation a pain (feedback is AWOL) When we engage with a web application, the interaction is something like a conversation. A click is not unlike asking a conversational partner a question. We expect confirmation that the listener heard the question (a head nod, a verbal cue) and some sort of answer. Even if […]
I’ve spent so much of my life the past 20 years doing digital stuff that I’ve neglected print. And now I’m tasked with designing a door hanger! Here’s everything you need to know about designing a door hanger. Let someone else learn from my research!