genus, species: Homo sapiens* family: Hominidae order: Primates class: Mammalia phylum: Chordata kingdom: Animalia
IUCN Status: Least concern.
Alex can be seen in the wild in the Austin area, working on her laptop to optimize user experience wherever she can. Occasionally she leaves off work to forage for books or good food, or play with her dog.
Alex shares den space with her philosopher husband and various members of species Canis lupus familiaris and Felis catus.
Green areas are previous or existing habitats; dark teal areas are Alex’s known range.
Welcome to the alexfiles, the personal site of Alex O’Neal (that’s me!). I’m a user experience architect, with expertise in information architecture and usability, SEO (search) and semantic design, front-end web development, taxonomies (a hobby since 1988), cognitive science, and of course visual information design. Here you will find essays, artwork, poetry, jewelry, reviews, photographs, Freudian dream interpretation, local fauna, and much more.
Since 1999, alexfiles.com has been my primary channel for online self-expression, but there are other places I contribute or participate regularly. Some include:
*Species definition sapiens occasionally in question.