Author Archives: Justin Mifsud

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Siemens – The Next Big Step In Wind Power

In view of the world’s ever-growing need for energy, Siemens has embarked on an ambitious project that makes use of its lean, highly efficient, robust and reliable wind turbines. These wind turbines are based on Siemens’ Direct Drive Technology and have 50% less moving parts and a tower head mass…
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Samsung Series 9 SB970 Monitor

The new Samsung Series 9 SB970 can be classified as a truly premium monitor designed with movie fanatics, photographers, tech geeks and and designers in mind. Launched in March 2012, this 27-inch-wide monitor comes individually colour calibrated and boasts 178 degrees and a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels.
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How Your Website’s Crappy Usability Is Costing You Sales

By focusing on how users interact with and use your website, you can increase sales and conversions much faster than almost any other traffic generating initiative. Everyone always thinks they know what will improve a company’s bottom line: higher search engine rankings, higher levels of website traffic, more social media…
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Paper Prototyping As A Usability Testing Technique

Paper Prototyping is a technique that consists of creating hand drawings of user interfaces in order to enable them to be rapidly designed, simulated and tested. As simple as this technique may look like, it has been effectively used since the 1980s and is likely to continue to be used…
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Happy Birthday! UsabilityGeek is One Today

Well, the headline says it all! I am thrilled to announce that today marks the first anniversary since I started UsabilityGeek. The reason why I started this blog was primarily because at that time, I had observed a discrepancy between the abundant academic information available and its real-life implementation in…
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An Evening of Web Usability – Malta, 2012

Tuesday 7th February 2012, will be remembered as a milestone in the Maltese Usability and User Experience (UX) calendar since the first usability conference “An Evening of Web Usability” was held. For this prestigious event which was hosted at the University of Malta, I had the honor of speaking alongside…
An Interview With Caroline Jarrett
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An Interview With Caroline Jarrett

With over 17 years of experience working as a Usability and User Experience consultant for her own firm Effortmark and speaking at various conferences worldwide, Caroline Jarrett has long been considered as one of the leading experts in the field. She has also co-authored two of the best-selling books that,…
12 Effective Guidelines For Breadcrumb Usability and SEO
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12 Effective Guidelines For Breadcrumb Usability and SEO

The term “breadcrumb” in web terminology is a metaphor for the way-finding technique employed by Hansel in the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel. Although the metaphor is slightly misleading since within a web context, breadcrumbs do not always represent the path from which one has arrived at their…

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