Expert Systems – When complexity is necessary

When we think about usability and user centered design we’re typically thinking about the first time user, or the ease of use and enjoyment for a current user with a digital interface. Simplicity, not complexity is usually the goal as Don Norman would say. Though Don Norman would argue on his website that the concept …

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Design Critique: SiriusXM iPhone Application

Introduction With the prevalence of radio streaming applications today it’s important to have a solid design, to afford users a pleasurable experience. SiriusXM is one such radio streaming application. The application is intended to allow SiriusXM subscribers to access SiriusXM content, that they would normally access via their car radio, on their smart phone. While …

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