11 May 2013

Mozilla’s new UX Quarterly

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Mozilla’s user experience research and design team has just published the first Mozilla UX Quarterly.

Crystal Beasley, Editor and Product Design Strategist, writes:

“My hope is that this will be a tool to spread throughout the community of Mozillians the empathy for our users we’ve gained through our research studies and interviews.

All of this is to serve the broader goal of more deeply integrating design into the weft and weave of all that Mozilla does. Design gives us great tools to deal with uncertainty, enabling a culture with richer innovation. It also provides methods for breaking our own known and unknow- able biases so that we might more clearly see and appreciate the people who use the products we build.”

Here is the table of contents of the 16 page launch edition:
– Four things you need to know about mobile usage in Brazil (Cori Schauer)
– Introducing Feura Sans, a more legible font for mobile (Patryk Adamczyk)
– Firefox Design Values (Madhava Enros)
– A New Face for Firefox (Stephen Horlander)
– Project Meta: desktop Firefox user typologies (Bill Selman)
– Firefox Sentiment Report v19 (Matthew Grimes)
– Micropilot Measures What Users Actually Do (Gregg Lind)
– Designing Meaningful Security and Privacy Experiences (Larissa Co)
– Exploring the Emotions of Security, Privacy and Identity (Lindsay Kenzig)
– The Mozilla Manifesto

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