Posts by Rebecca Sentance

What are the differences in how age demographics search the internet? Rebecca Sentance inadvertently answers the question, "Who still uses Yahoo!?"

Web search is the portal to the internet and a huge phenomenon, with some 3.5 billion searches taking place every...

What makes gamification a powerful tool in user experience?

The modern gaming industry is a force to be reckoned with. In 2016, an estimated 2.6 billion gamers worldwide (according...

Why UX is the biggest barrier to voice UI adoption Despite the revolutionary potential of voice UI, the user experience simply isn’t very good, argues Rebecca Sentance

It’s been a little over six years since Apple’s iconic digital voice assistant, Siri, was unveiled with the launch of...

Four damnable examples of dark patterns

We start the new year how we mean to continue, by kicking ass and taking names. Here’s Rebecca Sentance with...

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16 tools and resources for improving online accessibility

So, you’ve decided that you want to improve the accessibility of your website. Or maybe you’re not quite sure what...

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Why is mobile web UX still so bad?

Right now, in many ways, we have a better mobile web than ever before. We have super-fast 4G connectivity; we...

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Is simplicity the best way to ensure usability? If we strip everything down to the bare essentials, what do we lose in the process?

It can often seem like there’s a straight line between simplicity and usability. Improving usability and user experience involves working...