I've been known to be obsessed with defining things. I'm addicted to semanticsyou might call me a semant-aholic. I believe deeply in the importance of words and get really annoyed at dual meanings and misunderstandings, ambiguities caused by rampant misuse of terms, and just lack of agreement on the meaning of things. I have found being a teacher amplifies this constant drive toward clarity in language and form. I would like to further argue that this is even more important for user experience (UX) and its related disciplines. At the crux of our practice is the mitigation of complexity,…
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