Embarrassing

I have a problem with cutesy copy, particularly when it comes to error messages. I understand that they are trying to be friendly and personable, but it’s usually not what the user wants or needs. Often, a friendly error message just leads to more confusion. Take Firefox’s “well, this is embarrassing”. I was once asked […]

Choosing the right website

This is the second in a series of posts. Keep an eye out for the following posts, which will be published later this week. So having decided to bite the bullet and investigate online dating, I needed to decide which website to join. I had identified two potentials. Both OkCupid and Match.com have their advantages […]