Categories for economics

Better UX could save industries

August 25, 2010

I had such a good experience today purchasing some music that I thought I should share the user journey. I saw something in my facebook feed that I hadn’t seen before: a media player for an entire album. I had a quick listen and really liked what I heard. All the links point to bandcamp,... View Article

Flattr.com: a workable way to tip online?

July 9, 2010

I’ve just added a flattr button to this blog. I’ve been very frustrated by the glacial progress made in how to financially credit creators online. The music biz is badly in need of an alternative way to show your appreciation for the music you like (one that’s not buying the album!). Flattr seems to be... View Article

Selling software online? Make it cheaper.

November 6, 2008

(Images on this post got toasted…. sorry) Back in September I attended clearleft’s dconstruct conference. One presentation in the day really stuck out, and reviewing the slides again today I felt inspired to comment/echo one particular point. Joshua Porter used some psychology principles to examine how to provide a persuasive user experience. See the slides... View Article