I’ve been experimenting for a while with Flash, Processing, and Ruby-Processing – making particle systems and various interactions and animations. I started a new page to collect these experiments – visuals.
I’m generally annoyed by the precautions designers take against shoulder surfing (Windows WEP key entry, anyone?), but this is clearly a mistake: Really, there’s no need to protect a CAPTCHA from shoulder surfing.
From Ariel Malka, this typewriter visualization allows the rendering of the text path to be affected by the act of typing – inter-keystroke timing affects the curvature of the path. [text time curvature]
While it’s important to listen and respond to user feedback, it’s often a mistake to treat arbitrary or isolated instances as a roadmap for enhancements. This post about lessons from Livejournal reinforces this. The idea is not new (see Jakob Nielsen, for example), but it’s useful to be reminded from time to time. Users are [...]