Month: July 2005

blogsperiment: Blogs versus Discussion Boards

blogsperiment: Blogs versus Discussion Boards Quite a good overview of the differences between Blogs and Discussion boards. One point raised is that a single person can cause havoc on a board, whereas with Blogs, even if you have a group of related blogs (all personal), then the activities of one user won’t impact on the…

Low-Literacy Users (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

Low-Literacy Users (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox) In many ways, this article is pointing out the obvious – at least, to anyone who is used to working with anyone with low literacy skills. Whereas earlier research suggested that most readers skim a web page, the research was carried out with highly literate testers. For low literate users,…