Discussion Archive

12 Feb 2007 - 5:58pm
Mitchell Joe

Poetry, Philosophy, and Interaction Design (and me)

Hello Interaction Designers!

My name’s Mitch and I’m a poet-philosopher/aspiring Interaction
Designer. I just finished my Ph.D. thesis in philosophy and I won
Australia’s first national poetry slam and, as you can imagine, this
is not at all the same as 3-5 years of experience in interaction

5 Nov 2003 - 9:22am
Dave Malouf

UK UPA Salary Survey

Thought people might be interested in this.

14 Oct 2008 - 8:23am
6 years ago
11 replies
Dave Malouf

IxD biz model similar to Bio/Life Science

Is there the possibility (or does it exist already) of a segment of
organizations who's sole purpose is to do research for 10-20 years on
UX/IxD related stuff to churn out 1 amazing piece of unforgettable
technology/piece of IP that will forever change the landscape of our

Is there such a thing? Can it exist?

12 Sep 2007 - 11:15am
7 years ago
1 reply

Anyone going to Cooper Visual Design Training Next Week

If you're going to Cooper's Visual Design class next Monday and Tuesday, let me know. Or are there any IxDa group discussions scheduled for next week in San Francisco?

Virginia Cagwin
Virginia.cagwin at turner.com

29 Jun 2006 - 3:24pm
8 years ago
1 reply
Pam Migliore

Back to the Career Path Question...What if you are the only one?

I've gotten WAY behind in my digests and am just now getting to the thread
on Career Paths.

The question I have for the group is what are the opportunities for
growth/promotion/etc. when you are the only "You" in the company?

My current *title* is "UI Designer." My responsibilities range from writing
UI Specifications for embedded software to defining user interactions, to
performing user studies and testing, to empowering engineers to become more

14 May 2010 - 7:17am
4 years ago
1 reply

Separation of Web Application Interface and the public "sales" site

I have recently been engaged in an interesting internal discussion with respect to the separation of a web application interface from its related public sales site. The two main setups I see are:

25 Oct 2007 - 7:16pm
Omri Eliav

XSRF - cross-site request forgery (was: Keyurbsorathia wants to share Favorites with you)

(Maybe not the right list... but good to know)
It is actually a minor case of XSRF attack (cross-site request forgery).

The link above is a google search but it might have been transfer X
amount of money to Y. That's of course will work If your bank is
stupid enough (some are) to allow *significant and predictable*
action by HTTP request, and you're happen to be logged into your bank
account (in a different tab maybe?).

This attack is "statistic", but an attacker can send endless number
of emails.

22 Feb 2005 - 8:47am
10 years ago
3 replies
Welie, Martijn van

ROI research on RIA


I am doing some research RIA applications and one of the aspects that are
often mentioned is the ROI aspect. Macromedia and other pro-RIA 'activists'
claim that when you do RIA instead of HTML sites, the ROI will be higher.

However, I cannot find ANY scientific evidence that supports this
assertion!!!! All documents that I can find make suggestive conclusions in
favour of RIA's and even without comparing the RIA to an alternative.

For example, it is said that when Mini launched their RIA Car Configurator
it boosted their sales so much that their sales targets were exceeded by

14 Apr 2005 - 10:30pm

Sorry for the Goof-up on date: 3rd Face to Face IxDG meeting at Pune, India

Sorry for the goof-up on the dates...


Saturday 16th April, 2005



This is an announcement for 3rd Face to Face IxDG meeting to be held at Mahindra British Telecom, Pune, India.

7 Nov 2007 - 8:06pm
Lada Gorlenko

EVENT: Microsoft UX conference Nov 8 2007: updates for remote participants

This is an update to the original posting about Microsoft World
Usability Day conference (see the original message and the full program
at http://gamma.ixda.org/discuss.php?post=22021&search=Microsoft).

We have now opened registration for remote participants; please see
You can join the entire event or indeividual sessions as liste. Allow
10-15 min of setup time, before joining the first session.