The world is full of infuriating, difficult-to-use apps and sites that ignore the needs of real people. We exist to change this.

Author: Dean

User experience strategist, founder and partner at truematter.

@ExperienceDean

If I had a dollar for every client that has asked to expressly copy or at least imitate the digital products made by Amazon, Apple, Google, and other online giants, I’d have a lot of dollars. That life-size, fully functional…

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User experience talk has surged recently, even in development circles. Yet despite this trend, most apps, websites, and software remain monstrously annoying, frustrating, and hard to use. I just returned from a swank development conference, chock-full of people who’ve forgotten…

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When software, apps, or sites confuse or frustrate us, fight or flight responses kick in. That’s bad news for the makers of digital products and services, most of which are downright infuriating. There is hope. Understanding human behavior is a…

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Most websites, apps, and software are hard to use. They’re totally maddening. Why is that? A Valentine’s Day lesson I once learned sheds remarkable light on this. Really. When I was a young man, intensely focused on courting the beautiful…

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