Discussion Archive: December 2007

21 Dec 2007 - 2:07pm
Megan Rye

JOB: Human Factors Engineer: Suburbs of Philadelphia, PA: Recruiter: Contract

Human Factors Engineer - Philadelphia, PA

The Human Factors Engineer will conduct user research including
ethnographic studies, interviews and user taxonomy studies, usability
testing, and cognitive walkthroughs. This role will lead the translation
of user requirements into highly intuitive portal pages and integrated
applications. He or she will provide expert reviews for both proposed
and existing websites and applications. The Human Factors Engineer will
work on a team focused on human computer interaction best practices,
processes, tools and methodologies.

21 Dec 2007 - 12:29pm
8 years ago
7 replies
Jim Leftwich

Bring your OLPC XO laptops to Interaction08!

I just got my new OLPC XO laptop as part of their Buy 1 Get 1
program. I wanted to let my friends and colleagues know about this
great effort techno-charitable initiative (though I'm sure many, if
not most of you are already familiar with it).

Perhaps like me you've been following news stories about the One
Laptop Per Child initiative that was started by M.I.T. Media Lab's
founder, Nicholas Negroponte. The laptop they've produced was
designed by fuseproject in collaboration with Design Continuum.
Pentagram also did some of the design.

21 Dec 2007 - 12:13pm

Job # User Experience Designer # Boston, Ma # Full Time # Eilab Inc.

User Experience Designer

Reports to Art/Creative Director, Creative Services.

The user experience designer architects, produces, and tests user interface
concepts and initiatives, serving multiple internal and external customers
in a fast-paced, evolving company. Personally, s/he will be easily liked and
respected with a natural warmth and sense of humor that invites interaction.
S/he will exhibit the integrity and values that are the extension of those
of the company: accessible, credible, team-oriented, organized, energetic,
service and customer driven.

21 Dec 2007 - 10:17am

CfP: EuroITV2008 - 6th European Interactive TV Conference - Full Papers 11th January, 2008

Apologies if you receive multiple copies of this Call for Papers
Please forward this mail to anyone interested

6th European Interactive TV Conference
EuroITV 2008 Changing Television Environments

July 3rd to 4th 2008 in Salzburg, Austria

Supported by CITIZEN MEDIA (Gold Sponsor)
Supported by Microsoft TV (Bronze Sponsor)
Supported by Nokia (Bronze Sponsor)
In cooperation with ICT&S Center /

21 Dec 2007 - 12:06am
Josh Seiden

[ADMIN] Please remember to turn off your holiday auto-responders


With so many of us about to leave for Christmas/New Year's holiday,
this seems like a good time to remind you all:

PLEASE set your auto-responders (out-of-office messages) so that they
do not reply to messages from the list.

20 Dec 2007 - 9:07pm

[EVENT] Boston IxDA co-hosts Holiday Party: Jan. 8th

Hi Boston/New England IxDA'ers!

Wow, have we got a party for you.

I'm very excited to announce that BostonCHI & UPA Boston, in association
with IxDA Boston, Boston-IA, UXNet Boston, NEC HFES and UPA NH invite you to
our first multi-group event, bringing members of all of the premier
Boston-area Interaction organizations together for one big night of food and

Please join us on Tuesday evening, January 8th, in a private room at the
Asgard, a pub restaurant near MIT, from 6:30-9:30 PM.

Please RSVP


20 Dec 2007 - 4:23pm
8 years ago
42 replies
Michael Micheletti

Interesting tab navigation example

Not sure I've seen navigation tabs with a scroll bar before. You'll want to
narrow the width of your browser window to get the full effect.



Michael Micheletti

20 Dec 2007 - 3:28pm

Job User Interface Designer For A Great Company in San Antonio, Tx.

Bestica is searching for a User Interface Designer. This San Antonio, TX
position is contract to hire or direct hire. For more information contact
Alan Johnson at 210.200.8523 or alan at bestica.com. Or share this listing
with a friend or co-worker.

20 Dec 2007 - 2:24pm
8 years ago
7 replies
Dave Malouf

Must we be Leonardo de Vinci?

"That interplay and innovation comes out best when one person is able to
work through it all. Not a team. Teams are needed due to project deadlines,
scope, etc. Teams are the norm, true, but the ideal is still one person. I
very rarely see teams innovate. I often see single designers innovate." --

I love ya man, but this point I REALLY have to disagree with. My experience
here at Motorola Enterprise Mobility is that innovation is best done in

20 Dec 2007 - 1:10pm
8 years ago
2 replies
Fred Beecher

CMS, Search, Portal and Intranet platforms - UX evaluation criteria

On 12/20/07, Richard Collins-Bye <r.collinsbye at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have a list or criteria that would be useful to score the
> *potential* UX of various solutions Of course I understand that
> there's much work to be done between opening the box and launching the
> system - it's up to us to design and build a usable solution, but I'm
> looking to avoid potential usability constrains and pitfalls