Usability Matters: Web Sites That Suck

With his 1996 launch of WebPagesThatSuck.com, Vincent Flanders has been a pioneer in the field of website usability. WebPagesThatSuck.com became an extremely popular destination on the web, winning a number of awards including one of PC Magazine’s Top 100 Web … Continue reading

3 Hidden Costs of Office Ergonomics

“We did an independent survey with one firm and found that 60 per cent of the reasons that people gave for leaving that firm were to do with their core workplace environment,” recalls Nick Cook, managing director at consultancy Haywards. … Continue reading

Mouse Review: Microsoft’s Laser 6000

Extreme Tech reviewed the Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser 6000 mouse. Here are some excerpts about its ergonomics: Its large sculpted thumb groove and curved right- and left-click buttons help guide the right hand into a diagonal position. We say “diagonal” … Continue reading

Taxes and Filing Made Easy

Last weekend I attempted to do my taxes. Even with TurboTax, it was an absolute nightmare going through my poorly organized files of receipts, payment stubs, medical bills, tuition and loan papers, and investment confirmations. There were some things I … Continue reading