Discussion Archive: November 2005

23 Nov 2005 - 9:40am
MEDEIROS Wellin...

Interaction of men with product shapes

Dear all

Few weeks ago I did the following request: 'I was wondering if someone is working with the emotional/affective interaction of men specifically with artefacts/products. Any reference on empirical (or theoretical) research/method regarding this subject is warmly welcome. I will summarise the replies and e-mail back to the list.'

I thank you those who have replied.

23 Nov 2005 - 9:06am
Dave Malouf

Awesome mobile IxD!!!!


The above article from news.com talks about initiatives in Europe and the US
that use camera phones+messaging+recognition instead of web interfaces to
ilicit information, download content, or just generally begin the search and
retrieval process from a mobile phone.

This is just awesome!!!! IMHO.

23 Nov 2005 - 2:21am
10 years ago
57 replies
Tricia (Bluesky...

suggested User ID's

Hi everyone,

I am investigating the possibility of using suggested user ID's for a
registration system.

My gut feel says that users would still opt for creating their own user
ID's even if it takes them quite some time to find one that is

22 Nov 2005 - 7:36pm
Dave Malouf

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22 Nov 2005 - 4:18pm
10 years ago
1 reply
Vishal Subraman...


I'm implementing a tagging system for a website and I was curious to
know if there are any standards for implementing them. Delicious, Flickr
etc all have different implementations.

Also, is there any purticular reason why tags are mostly single words.
Wouldn't "Interaction Design" be better than "InteractionDesign". I
guess we could implement this in many ways (like comma delimited lists etc)


22 Nov 2005 - 12:10pm
10 years ago
13 replies
Michele Marut

several resource questions

Good afternoon

I find this list group to be one of the most informative.

Here are my questions:

1. Can anyone recommend great consulting firms for true
ethnographic research and who employ trained ethnographers and/or
anthropologists? Some firms seem to be advertising ethnography when they
are just doing site visits.
2. As interaction designers which books have you found most
3. Is there anyone in the greater Pittsburgh area that would want
to have a F2F? If so I'd be happy to coordinate it.

22 Nov 2005 - 4:30am
John Knight

International Design and Engagability Conference 3 at NordiCHI 2006

> International Design and Engagability Conference @ NordiCHI 2006
> iDec3 will take place at NordiCHI 2006, Oslo, Norway, October 2006.
> Follow the link at the bottom of the page for more details.
> The conference will bring together, artists, designers, researchers
> and organisations that focus on providing accessible, usable and
> engaging products and services.

21 Nov 2005 - 12:05pm
10 years ago
1 reply
Wendy Fischer

UCD organizations

I am wondering if anybody knows of any articles that
talk about how to organize a UCD team, particularly a
UCD team that is engaged in both product development
and professional services for external customers.


21 Nov 2005 - 3:55am
Abhishek Thakkar

8th IxDG F2F Meeting held at Pune, India 4:00pm-6:00pm, Saturday 19th Nov 2005

Apologies for Cross posting :)

Like last time, this F2F meet was also held at Cafe Coffee Day, East Street,
Pune. In all, 3 people turned up, Sharad and Gaurav from SAS, pune and
The focus this time was on various types of Open Source CMSs available, and
their pro's and con's.

19 Nov 2005 - 1:02am
10 years ago
1 reply
Zak Tinney

SITE: Interaction design for mobile devices

Just came across this site about interaction design / user interface design for mobile devices. Looks quite useful...



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