Interview with Jakob Nielsen, Sitepoint 5-for-1, Smashing Magazine acquires Noupe and respond effectively to design criticism.
Links of Interest
A fantastic interview with the man who knows as much as there is to know about usability.
Sitepoint are selling 5 PDF books for the price of one. They have aÂ great selection so make you take a look.
Smashing Magazine, the best design blog on the internet,Â have bought Noupe, another of my favourite design blogs. This seems to be a win-win situation for all concerned, especially us, the readers!
Responding to criticism from clients can be a hard thing but luckily this great article from Smashing Magazine can help.
Jonathan Snook has redesigned his site with a minimalistic design which I love as it draws the users’ attentions to the great content.
Inspiration for the Weekend
Remember the old Monkey Island games and how good they were? Now think of any great point and click games that have come out in the last 10 years. Not many, which is a shame. The demo of Machinarium is out now and is absolutely gorgeous. Download it now, you won’t be disappointed!
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