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Andrew Wirtanen
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Koji Uehara came on in the eighth inning and retired the White Sox in order. He was a little fired up when he returned to the dugout, where Shane Victorino got caught looking.
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'Tis the season for commencement speeches, and this is a good one about learning to appreciate everyday life.
"This is Water" is a beautiful short film that is based on part of a commencement speech given by the late author David Foster Wallace to the 2005 graduating class of Ohio's Kenyon College. The fil...
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Learnability is often used interchangeably with usability. While they are similar concepts, learnability is actually something a bit different. Part of the confusion is that there are two common uses of the term learnability. The first use of learnability describes the ability of an interface to ...
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This is from the November 28, 1997 show at Lupo's. One of my favorite shows ever.
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I went there quite a few times - loved it. Saw Deftones, Limp Bizkit/Sevendust/Clutch, Slayer, and more...
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"The alternative to having personas be a project is to make them just a step inside of every project."
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Fascinating photos from one of the best movies of all-time :-)
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Congrats +Tomer Sharon! You have arrived.
 
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Starting 5 minutes ago, I am the face of the Human Factors in Information Design program at Bentley university. Yikes.
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I'm passionate about user research and interface design.
Employment
  • Citrix
    Lead Product Designer, 2013 - present
  • Atlantic BT
    Lead, User Experience Strategist, 2010 - 2013
  • HumanCentric
    Human Factors Specialist, 2008 - 2010
  • Bentley Design and Usability Center
    Usability Consultant, 2006 - 2008
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Raleigh, NC
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Barnstable, MA - Rochester, NY - Newton, MA - Franklin, MA - Framingham, MA - Apex, NC
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Interaction Designer in Raleigh, NC
Introduction
UX. Red Sox fan. Music snob. Gadget lover. Foodie. Cape Codder by heart.
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I've moderated over 250 usability testing sessions... not in a row.
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  • Bentley University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
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Applying the Pareto Principle to the User Experience: Measuring Usability
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