About Steve Krug

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Steve Krug (pronounced “kroog”) is best known as the author of Donít Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, now in its third edition with over 450,000 copies in print.

Ten years later, he finally gathered enough energy to write another one: the usability testing handbook Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems.

The books were based on the 20+ years heís spent as a usability consultant for a wide variety of clients like Apple, Bloomberg.com, Lexus.com, NPR, the International Monetary Fund, and many others.

His consulting firm, Advanced Common Sense (“just me and a few well-placed mirrors”) is based in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Steve currently spends most of his time teaching usability workshops, consulting, and watching old episodes of Law and Order.


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Recent interviews & presentations

TheUXIntern podcast (also available on iTunes). We ended up talking about things like the-UI-formerly-known-as-Metro and The Great Skeuomorphism Panic of 2013. (60 min.)

UserTesting.com has a very fun two-part interview about the new edition of Don't Make Me Think. At one point, I actually can't remember Geena Davis's name. (40 min. each)

Lou Rosenfeld and I have our usual good time discussing wearables (18 min.)

Upcoming events

Australia!!! Im going to be teaching my do-it-yourself usability testing workshop (and delivering a keynote) at Agile Australia 2016 in Melbourne at the end of June.

You can get a 10% discount for the conference, the workshop, or both by using the promo code AA16-WS-STEVE.

UXPA. Ill also be at UXPA 2016 in Seattle at the beginning of June. (No presentations this time; just enjoying it as a tourist.)