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GNOME Usability Hackfest

I spent this week attending the¬†GNOME Usability Hackfest. It was great to spend some time among fellow GNOME art/design/usability/HCI/whatever folk and to participate in some exciting discussions. Thanks to Google and especially to Canonical for sponsoring the event. Not only … Continue reading

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App centrism and document management

There’s an interesting discussion occuring on the GNOME Usability list at the moment. The topic: should file management be done using the file browser and file system, or using specialist applications each of which accesses their own files? Allan Caeg … Continue reading

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Christmas goings on

I’ve got a long list of design and usability projects that I want to work on at the moment. The Christmas break gave me a welcome opportunity to spend a bit of time on a few of them. I wrote … Continue reading

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My GNOME Christmas list

Christmas is in the air! Why, only yesterday, I sat by a roaring fire, taking in the scent of pine while sinking a couple of pints of ale. Good times. It being the festive season, I’ve been thinking about what … Continue reading

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GNOME Keyboard Preferences

I tend to alternate between two keyboard layouts, which requires me to interact with GNOME’s Keyboard Preferences dialog (aka gnome-keyboard-properties). I have found setting up keyboard layout switching to be a confusing experience, however. So I recently set about doing … Continue reading

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