User Experience is a Quality, Not A Discipline (20 Apr 2005)
One of the things that has been hard for the "usability community" to accept is that usability is not really interesting in and of itself. And that usability isn't really a goal, and it's definitely not the end-all be-all. Usability is simply a quality. It's an important quality, but just one of many. And it definitely doesn't warrant being a "discipline."
I've begun to think the same thing about "user experience."
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