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Natalie Golub: Usability Manager at No Crusts Interactive. Lover of user experience, kid testing, and game design. Alumni of Sesame Workshop, Nickelodeon, and Barnes and Noble NOOK. B.S. in Human Development from Cornell University. M.Ed. in Human Development + Pyschology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Devote candy consumer. @NoCrusts


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Posted by Natalie Golub on Thu, 06 Dec 2012 08:48:00 EST in
In this blog post, I will ponder the similarities between conducting user research and being an intelligence officer on Homeland. There are many, I have found. (No spoilers, in case youre wondering!)

Posted by Natalie Golub on Tue, 13 Nov 2012 09:17:00 EST in
Natalie Golub talks about the significance of an election statisticians victory in the world of math and how it translates to a victory for usability research.

Posted by Natalie Golub on Fri, 26 Oct 2012 04:53:00 EDT in Design, Smartphone/Tablet
Though eReading has never been so popular as it is now, nor have eReading devices and apps ever been so accessible, the concept of reading electronically, particularly among children, is old (if you consider Clear Pepsi, and the sound of AOL dial-up old).

Posted by Natalie Golub on Thu, 25 Oct 2012 04:11:00 EDT in
Points have always been an important part of games. They can serve as a tangible way to measure competition. They can provide incentive and encourage replayability when playing solo.

Posted by Natalie Golub on Sun, 21 Oct 2012 04:02:00 EDT in Design
Im sure its kept you up at night. What childrens app will you play while you are stuck in a dimly lit cave with nothing but the sound of bat wings to keep you company? Well, fear no longer, survival aficionado. Your app survival guide is here!