Error messages can be the angels or the devils on our shoulders: they can catch our mistakes and help us on our merry way, or plunge us deeper into confusion and frustration. Kathi Kaiser describes how an error message that cried wolf put a damper on an otherwise sunny travel experience.
My commute is seven miles round trip across Evanston and back again, and I decided that my subcompact getting 30 mpg wasn’t cutting it anymore. Why not get an electric car and avoid gas altogether? So I bought a Nissan Leaf, and I love it! Of course, I can’t help but analyze the user experience of my new car… and here’s what I’ve noticed:
Even though the range of ~90 miles is likely more than I’ll drive in an average week, I still suffer from range anxiety....
Centralis Co-founder Kathi Kaiser teams up with Senior User Experience Specialist Tanya Treptow to present multiple sessions at this year’s Museums & the Web Conference, to be held April 8-11 in Chicago, IL.
Elizabeth Allen will present "Red Herrings: Debunking the Pop Psychology of Color" at ConveyUX in Seattle, WA.
2014 was an exciting year for us here at Centralis! We take a look back at some of our big achievements of the past year.
Learn how to use a simple strategy called redundant coding to create designs that are easy for colorblind users to interpret.
In Chicago, Milwaukee, or Dallas? Catch a Centralien speaking near you this week!
How many participants do you need for a usability study? This is one of the most common questions clients ask when approaching us about a new research project. Here are a few questions to consider when choosing your sample size:
Our newest employee observes a puzzling behavior at Centralis and does some user research to get to the bottom of it.