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Advice from a former Apple director who coined the term ‘user experience’

Having worked on Apple’s User Interface Technologies and introducing the term “user experience” to company execs in the early 90s, Mitch Stein knows a thing or two about how humans interact with computers. “The term ‘user experience’ is more than just aesthetics to me,” Stein said. “We have relationships with our technology. User experience is not… Read More

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Geek of the Week: Vertafore’s Eric Danas, from petrophysics to user-experience design

Eric Danas has worked for more than 15 years in the field of user-experience design — currently working with Vertafore, a Bothell-based company that makes software for the insurance industry. How did he get his start? As an exploration petrophysicist in the oil industry, of all things. The experience interested him in the challenges of using technology… Read More