Discussion Archive: October 2007

29 Oct 2007 - 6:13am
Scott Weiss

WAP Design Course: London & NYC, December 2007

Apologies for cross-posting.

I'll be teaching a "WAP Design" full-day course in London and New York
this December, and am pleased to offer readers of this list a 10%
discount on the course fee (Discount Code: IXDA).

This course is for designers who want to know how to design for
today's phones, using today's mobile browsers.

28 Oct 2007 - 3:14pm

REMINDER - PhillyCHI Meeting with Dennis Schleicher - Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Dennis Schleicher & the Raiders of the Lost Glove Box: How
Anthropology and Web Design Go Together

Date: Tuesday, October 30th
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
* Refreshments & socializing from 6:00PM – 6:30PM *
Location: Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall, University of Pennsylvania
Address: 3330 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Map: http://tinyurl.com/34g86c
Please RSVP: phillyCHI at gmail.com


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27 Oct 2007 - 11:07am
Michael Wood

World Usabiity Day in Chicago: November 8th

Hi everyone, if any of you are in Chicago that week, and several of you will
be for the dux conference, then join us for World Usability Day at the
Intercontinental Hotel!

To register, visit: http://www.chicagoupa.org/WUD2007/

The 2007 Chicago event will focus on the user experience within health care.
We will offer presentations and other activities that focus on the usability
of all aspects of health care, including morning speakers and afternoon
collaboration tanks.

Some topics to look forward to:

--Usability of Drug Packaging and Labelin

27 Oct 2007 - 8:00am
jon magliola

JOB: Information Architect/UI Designer, NBC Universal - New York, NY - Full & Contract


NBC Universal is looking for Information Architects/UI Designers mid to
senior-level in the New York City area. Both contract and full-time
opportunities are available. Come work with us in the newly-formed UX
Design team, creating next-generation websites and webapps for NBCU's host
of high-profile brands.

Great projects, great people, great compensation.

27 Oct 2007 - 7:08am
8 years ago
1 reply

Dasher, an intuitive

Apologies if this has been posted before:

'Dasher is a competitive text-entry system wherever a full-size
keyboard cannot be used, driven by natural continuous pointing

Video demonstration

More info and free download available at;

I think the use of a 'library of books' metaphor is truly inspired. - pauric

26 Oct 2007 - 5:01pm
Elizabeth Buie

CLARIFICATION: JOB: Senior Usability Officer at the American Library Association (Chicago, IL)

I am not collecting resumes for this offer. Please send all resumes and inquiries to cvivian at ala.org.


Elizabeth Buie
Principal Consultant
Luminanze Consulting, LLC
tel +1.301.943.4168
fax +1.301.949.9694

26 Oct 2007 - 2:35pm
Elizabeth Buie

JOB: Senior Usability Officer at the American Library Association (Chicago, IL)

ALA is a client of mine (I'm helping redesign their site, under subcontract to
UserWorks), and they are committed to usability and the quality of their
interaction design. I assisted them in defining this position and am serving
on their search committee. Candidates must be in the Chicago area or willing to
relocate there.

26 Oct 2007 - 10:51am
8 years ago
1 reply
Caroline Jarrett

Factors in converting from on-ground to online taskaccomplishment

Hi Ariel

This may be off-topic for you, but I did some research on why people
don't go from paper forms to online forms for dealing with their
I know removing barriers isn't the same as positive encouragement, but
you may find there's food for thought here:

Caroline Jarrett
caroline.jarrett at effortmark.co.uk
01525 370379

Effortmark Ltd
Usability - Forms - C

26 Oct 2007 - 9:32am
Gregory Thomas

Instructor in Interaction

The Department of Design at the University of Kansas will be launching a new
Masters in Interaction degree. The program will have a soft rollout with the
January, 2008 spring semester. Classes at both the Lawrence campus and
Edwards (KC satellite) will begin in the fall. The MA in Interaction will be
the only one of its kind in the region. Due to the projected demand we are
currently looking for additional instructors for the program. Candidates
should have background in human centered design, graphic design, business

26 Oct 2007 - 9:16am
Dave Malouf

HELP: Looking for help w/ conference from Web/Mobile development company in exchange for sponsorship cred (and possible compensation)

hey there folks,

I'm trying to bat around an idea for our conference web site to make
our overall pre, during and post conference experience be really

I don't want to go into too many details on the list, but if you can
represent an organization that is interested in having some visibility
at this international conference and to those who will be checkin' in
on the site (attending or not), and you happen to have some cycles to
burn between now and well, now.