Discussion Archive: July 2009

2 Jul 2009 - 7:15am
6 years ago
2 replies
Mads Soegaard

A list of conference dates/deadlines with relevance to our community

Dear all,

[apologies for cross-postings]

I've compiled a list of conference dates/deadlines with relevance to
our community.

2 Jul 2009 - 12:48am
USID Foundation

USID2009 - Call for Papers - Extension of Registration

As we received requests from many people for extension of date for
registration, we are extending the registration date for the call for paper
to *10th of July*. Please note that the final submission date remain


*Design for All: Usability, Accessibility & Creativity*

Call for Papers

New technologies of the Information Age making products and services evolve
very quickly but the human diversity in age, culture and abilities making it
difficult for all the consumers to take advantage of new possibilities of

1 Jul 2009 - 10:12pm
Michele Marut

Full List of Job Titles or Areas of Expertise


Have you filtered the Coroflot job board for Interaction Design? I'm
sure it's not comprehensive but it does have a variety of job titles.

Simialryly, check out the listings on Boxes and Arrows


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1 Jul 2009 - 3:55pm
7 years ago
5 replies
Andrea Richeson

Interview Questions for Persona Development

As part of an independent study project (U Texas iSchool student),
I'm developing personas to help guide the BBA site redesign efforts.
I have access to a wealth of demographic, survey and web analytics
information and also plan to speak to the undergraduate program
office about their perceptions of the site and its users.

Please send your advice about what questions to ask (undergraduate
business school students) when doing interviews for persona
development. I hope to tease out user goals and behaviors.

1 Jul 2009 - 2:25pm
7 years ago
12 replies
Chauncey Wilson

References to clients/colleagues/managers/companies in social networking discussions/posting

There was a message earlier today that had a lively discussion about
printing out passwords, but the subject line brings up another
meta-issue of how we address those we work with/for. The subject line
referred to "crazy client". In this world of social networking and
myriad connections, should we be careful about references to those we
work with. I've seen Twitter messages where people are talking about
their "bad manager" and "their crazy company" and wonder how these
references might hurt in the long run.

1 Jul 2009 - 12:54pm

[EVENT] Save the Date: IxDA NYC - Thu July 16 - IDEO

IxDA NYC is pleased to announce that Duane Bray and Ryan Jacoby of IDEO will
be co-presenting “Business Design Meets Interaction Design” at our July
event. You won't want to miss this one so SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday evening, July 16, 2009
6:00 - 7:00 Networking and refreshments
7:00 - 7:15 Welcome and announcements
7:15 - 8:30 Presentation and Q&A

Full details and registration coming very soon!

-- The IxDA NYC local leaders

1 Jul 2009 - 12:36pm
Christine Keryakes

Freelancing proposal, help please!

Hi All,
I've been unemployed for a bit, and now have had to start freelancing. I've
always been a full time person, so I am definitely new to the freelancing
game. A potential client has asked me for a proposal, anyone have an example
they might want to share??


1 Jul 2009 - 10:54am
Kristina Denis

JOB; Senior Interaction Designer; New York, NY; The Cementbloc; Full Time

Buzz. Most agencies want it. A few try to fake it. Even fewer maintain
it. Since 2000, the cementbloc has been generating what most people
would call buzz. But we are not most people. We are a unique community
of 4 independent healthcare agencies known collectively as the
cementbloc. Our ethos is cemented in generating something far more
important than just buzz.

So what then is that sound you hear when you step off our elevators?
It's actually the sound we live for: the sound of good ideas at work.

The cementbond is currently seeking a Senior Interaction Designer to
join their team.

Nikhil paul

itsme EMULATOR online now - Evaluate!!

Hi everyone

I have already shared couple of phases of the design and development
process of the itsme project with you all from the very start to the
concept evaluation.

Now is the itsme EMULATOR.

We recently launched the emulator online.The first piece of software
that incorporates the concept behind itsme (the metaphor, “stories
and venues”) waiting for you to be explored.

1 Jul 2009 - 12:58am
7 years ago
15 replies
Joshua Muskovitz

Looking for data to refute crazy client

The system should programmatically choose a new temporary password and
should send it to the user, with a note reminding them to change it
immediately. The administrators should not have direct access to the
temporary or user-selected passwords.

Functions that the administrators are able to perform on behalf of
users should be done via their own login credentials, so the actions
can be distinguished from the user's.

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