About a year ago, we had a deluge of rain that flooded the New York City subway system and basically shut several lines down completely for a day or more.
Though Gail Collins does give her a run for her money, Maureen Dowd is definitely my favorite columnist.
Olga just sent me a link to her new project UX Social, in which she’s interviewing some guy on how IA could/should be applied to government policies and the like.
With great fanfare, New York City Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff (who will almost certainly never use this toilet himself) today announced the installation of new public toilets throughout the city (toilets he will almost certainly not be using himself.) The idea of public restrooms in the city is of course highly welcomed, though it’s a bit embarrassing that this is being announced in 2008 and not, say, 1908. But no matter, when reading the description of the new toilets, there are just so many IMO terrible design choices that were made that I have to wonder if any kind of prototyping/usability testing was completed. I just can’t imagine these toilets being a success and these are some reasons why: 1 – They look like prison toilets There is a very strong association between a stainless steel toilet attached to the wall with no seat and what you might find in
I grew up in Stockholm, and basically got around pretty much everywhere either by riding my bike or by public transportation.