Those people working with Chinese, Chinese-American, and/or Latino web
users may take interest in a couple of recent studies that connect
Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions to multi-ethnic web usability
among these groups:
Hello, everyone. Thanks for the constant stream of useful information.
I've lurked and learned from this list for a while. It's great.
Has anyone seen/built an interface for presenting inline audio
translations of journal or magazine articles? A customer would like
to include translations for small blocks of an article. The blocks
will be of an arbitrary length. Each block would have a corresponding
Spanish and Chinese translation of the original English text. Their
idea is to include an icon at the end of each block that will play an
audio translation of that block.
But they haven't really focused on what I'm after: your favorite examples
for having a person specify what country they live in, in the context of a
web form. Anyone come across a particularly effective way of collecting this
information recently (including consideration for accessibility)? Bonus
points if it does not involve a gigantic dropdown with ~ 195 countries in