What can user researchers learn from reality TV?

Back to the Floor In the late 90s, there was a reality TV show on BBC2 called Back to the Floor. In the show, a senior manager would spend a few days working in a more regular role in their company. A typical episode might feature the boss of Sainsbury's stacking shelves, working on a… Continue reading What can user researchers learn from reality TV?


Writing for the web

In my previous incarnation as a study skills teacher (2012-2014), I used to do a lesson or two on digital literacy, which meant getting the students to think about how they use┬áthe web as a source of information. A typical task would be to read Howard Rheingold's Crap Detection 101, Tara Brabazon on the Google… Continue reading Writing for the web