Defining successful user experience

<b>Defining successful user experience:</b> Jason Kottke (whose weblog, <a href=”http://www.kottke.org”>kottke.org</a>, in my opinion, is the benchmark for weblog design) <a href=”http://www.kottke.org/05/02/google-answers-dot-com”>has follow-up news</a> on an observation he made last week that Google has switched from <a href=”http://www.dictionary.com”>dictionary.com</a> to <a href=”http://www.answers.com”>answers.com</a> for their “definition” links. He wondered then if the decision was a business deal. Turns out, Google switched because answers.com doesn’t have pop-up ads — making for a better user experience.<br><br>Which reminds me, the most incredible web-based user-experience dictionary I’ve ever seen is <a href=”http://www.objectgraph.com/dictionary/”>the ObjectGraph dictionary</a>.
Defining successful user experience