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zicogja421
2011

HCI Masters Programs: Georgia Tech v. Indiana Purdue v. Indiana Bloomington

Hello everyone. I am a soon-to-be HCI graduate student who is looking for some input and comments about certain M.S. in HCI programs that I have been accepted into. Before I talk about the schools, let me say a few things about my intended career path.

4 May 2007 - 3:47pm
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6 years ago
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Daniel Gifford
2007

Wireframe Templates in Visio

Hello,

I have been actively following this group for months. Very good
resource.

I am interested in examples of using Visio as a tool beyond workflow
diagraming.

Does anyone have examples of using Visio as a tool for creating
wireframes? I currently use Illustrator for my wireframes - the big
downside to this application is the difficulty in multiple page
formatting for wireframes.

Thanks in advance for your advice and examples!

Daniel Gifford

17 Jun 2004 - 1:17pm
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9 years ago
10 replies
Dave Malouf
2005

Other companies like Frog or Ideo

I'm curious if people knew of other companies that were like Frog or Ideo.
Product Design consultancies that merge traditional industrial design and
emerging digital design into a next venue for interaction design?

I want to be a bit more proactive in my search for a perfect job and maybe
look for people to do some information interviews with. I'm particularly
interested if these companies are somewhere along a major NYC based transit
system.

26 Apr 2008 - 9:47am
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5 years ago
30 replies
SemanticWill
2007

iPhone 2.0 Game Over? I think not!

Our good friend on the list, Kontra, recently wrote an article on his blog
called "Who can beat iPhone 2.0,"
http://counternotions.com/2008/03/10/iphone2-competitors/
and he does a fairly good job of pointing out all the things working in
Apple's favor, including:
1. Design
2. Stores
3. Pricing
4. Webkit
5 Depth
6. SDK
7. Enterprise
8.

3 Jun 2008 - 11:47pm
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5 years ago
10 replies
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oliver green
2006

Profile vs. Persona

Hi All,

Is there a difference between the term profile and persona?

Thanks,
Oliver

12 May 2010 - 12:49pm
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3 years ago
11 replies
kbnova
2009

Best practices for designing Terms and Conditions/Customer Agreement Interactions

I'm looking for any research or information on best practices for designing interactions where users have to accept some legal terms and conditions.  For instance - what are the advantages/disadvantages of presenting terms to the side of the main form vs. below or in a pop-up?  Or - if the terms are going to be in a scrolling window, are there any guidelines about how big that window should be?  How many lines should show at once relative to length of the whole agreement?

2 Mar 2012 - 12:18pm
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2 years ago
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Philip Hillman
2010

Prototyping Tools 2012 - Axure RP 6.0 or iRise Studio

Hi all,

My first post on IXDA.

I realise that this point is raised periodically but wanted to get a quick verdict on the most popular prototyping and wireframe creation tools. 

Criteria is that we are designing enterprise, transactional applications and platforms - with complex interactions and logic and our designers are using mixture of Mac and Pc as their workstations - so ideally I want something multi platform compatible. 

Tools under the microscope are;-

7 Feb 2011 - 4:27pm
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2 years ago
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Amanda Nance
2009

design exercises and/or portfolio review during interview

Hi all, Have any of you ever given design problems/exercises to someone interviewing for an Interaction design position? If so, how well did that work, and how did you come up with the design problems? It seems that the design problems cannot require a lot of background about the users or specialized domain knowledge since we have limited time with each candidate.

One person has suggested to me that reviewing a candidate's portfolio would be a better approach. I was thinking a combined approach might be useful. What do you think?

All ideas and experiences welcome!

-Amanda

9 Nov 2008 - 9:18pm
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.pauric
2006

gestural input 'hack' with just a webcam!

Sorry if this has been posted already, I've been in a jungle for 2 weeks (o;

<http://www.hackszine.com/blog/archive/2008/11/hand_gesture_multitouch_using.html?CMP=OTC-7G2N43923558>

Apart from being the solution to smudgy touch interfaces...

5 Apr 2007 - 11:42pm
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7 years ago
15 replies
Austin Govella
2004

What is the one *best* interaction design blog?

I'm updating my feed list. Typically, I find things through
serendipity or links-followed. I figured I'd ask the crowd for wisdom.

What is the one *best* interaction design blog that you absolutely must be read?

--
Austin Govella
Thinking & Making: IA, UX, and IxD
http://thinkingandmaking.com
austin.govella at gmail.com