As you all may know, I have a bit of experience in 3D modelling and animation in the past. A few of my readers may also know that I was once in a club as a child called the Ansett Starship Crew. Being born in Northern Ireland and coming to Australia on a big plane, […]
In my career I have sat through my share of usability tests and they are always a humbling experience. Months of planning, attention to detail and prioritization of usability is invalidated as your test subjects behave completely different from you expected. All of your assumptions made while planning the website turned out to be just […]
I have been working on a few mini apps and SCORM packages at work lately and the discussion of splash screens and their relevance and importance came up. For those that don’t understand, splash screens are those still images that fill the screen of a mobile device when you open up the app. On a […]
At work lately, I have been given the job to create an interactive 3D model framework. Sure, I have done stuff in Blender3D and OpenGL in the past, but I thought, how can I do this on the web (most browser support), tablet/mobile friendly and make some things dynamic. Back when I started web development, […]
Lately at work I have been working with the non-profit organisation World Vision Australia on the 40 Hour Famine website as a UX and Usability Specialist. There is a growing global awareness of the requirements of people with disabilities and older people, but this does not mean that all countries have a shared or even similar perception of the concept of accessibility. Some countries impose stricter laws and regulations, while some are less rigid.
When I was at Cengage, we used a Lean Six Sigma approach for our processes and products, and after a few interviews with people asking me “What is Six Sigma” and “what does Six Sigma mean?” I thought I would write a quick Intro to Six Sigma for those that want to know more. What […]
It was a sad day for me the other day when I heard that Ray Harryhausen, who brought sword-fighting skeletons to the 1963 movie Jason and the Argonauts and was known as the master of stop-motion animation for his work on that and other films such as Clash of the Titans and The Golden Voyage […]