David asks Andrew what changes we should keep after the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown, & how some websites can be really slow on mobile. Other things we talk about: Giant inflatable penguin TV audiences at home One-way systems in shops Contactless payments Local shops pivoting to stay profitable during the pandemic lockdown Perspex screens in shops Theatre productions broadcasting online The Unusable podcast is presented by Andrew Waite & David Ball, who discuss the importance of user experience (UX) in technology & the world around us, & talk about great design that just works - or moan about it when it doesn't. Here's the link to the episode: https://podcast.theunusable.com/podcasts/021-lockdown-upsides.mp3 Music is by [Gold5472](https://gold5472.newgrounds.com/)
What is Occam's razor? In this episode we discuss simple solutions often being the best. Other things we talk about: Dieter Rams KISS Programmers predicting & abstracting Andy is "thinly spread" Leaky toilets with a drop valve system Simplicity of the iPhone, compared to older phones Camera shutters on old phones Henry hoover "With greater functionality comes greater complexity", quote by Spiderman Links mentioned: The water-saving device wasting billions of litres every week Laws of UX The Unusable podcast is presented by Andrew Waite & David Ball, who discuss the importance of user experience (UX) in technology & the world around us, & talk about great design that just works - or moan about it when it doesn't. Here's the link to the episode: https://podcast.theunusable.com/podcasts/020-occams-razor.mp3 Music is by [Gold5472](https://gold5472.newgrounds.com/)
What is Hick's Law? In this episode we discuss static website generators, & keeping things simple. Other things we talk about: Wizards Martial arts A rigmarole logging into the student loans website Annoying Britbox app issues Links mentioned: Pressing a button to expose yourself on the toilet The Unusable podcast is presented by Andrew Waite & David Ball, who discuss the importance of user experience (UX) in technology & the world around us, & talk about great design that just works - or moan about it when it doesn't. Here's the link to the episode: https://podcast.theunusable.com/podcasts/019-hicks-law.mp3 Music is by [Gold5472](https://gold5472.newgrounds.com/)
How does UX influence SEO? In this episode of The Unusable Podcast, we discuss how Google takes into account loading speed, mobile optimisation and other factors when deciding what to show first. Other things we talk about: ASCII art porn David's new kettle isn't an improvement Apple disregards what we all know about AA batteries Andrew fails to use Duck Duck Go & Bing Links mentioned: Google Lighthouse Google PageSpeed insights Google Core Web Vitals report Our shop The Unusable podcast is presented by Andrew Waite & David Ball, who discuss the importance of user experience (UX) in technology & the world around us, & talk about great design that just works - or moan about it when it doesn't. Here's the link to the episode: https://podcast.theunusable.com/podcasts/018-ux-affects-seo.mp3 Music is by [Gold5472](https://gold5472.newgrounds.com/)
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Location
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Episode Count
50
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
14 hours, 22 minutes
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