Discussion Archive

2 Apr 2009 - 10:14am
Gabby Hon

[Event] Chicago UX Book Club April Meeting

Here are the details!

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2009

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Argo Tea, 1 North Dearborn

Book: Influence, The Psychology of Persuasion

As always, the blog is the best source of up-to-date info:


And, we're on Twitter!


28 May 2008 - 3:29pm
Greg Hester

Job-Job# 4879-User Experience/User Interface Professional-Alpharetta, GA- Contract-6+ months Duration-Recruiter

Comsys, a leading IT consulting services organization, has an
immediately available 6+ month contract opening in Alpharetta, GA, for a
User Experience/User Interface Professional.

Candidate must be able to travel up to 25%. Candidate will be required
to travel 25% to domestic sites including but not limited to Seattle,
California, Chicago, etc. Candidate will be gone for 1 week at a time.

5 Feb 2010 - 8:34am

Designers: Show Your Work Fast, Cross-Browser & Without Flash Using Black Tonic

This is pretty neat. But it's kind of simple. I'm sure they're working on
it...as well are, lol.

I'm using Acrobat Connect for presentations when I'm showing web sites, but
I can see how this would be useful for my wire frame presentations.

19 Nov 2010 - 7:38pm
3 years ago
9 replies
Celeste Cefalu
1 Feb 2010 - 6:42am

[Job] Mid-Level User Experience Researcher @ Huawei Devices in Shenzhen, China

Apologies for cross posting.


Job Title: Mid-Level
User Experience Researcher
Company: Huawei
Location: Shenzhen, China

* Using qualitative & quantitative research methods
to gather User and product requirements.
* Conduct expert evaluation and usability tests to
identify usability problems and provide recommendations for improvements.
* Using insights from research to drive product
improvement & innovation within the design department.

Basic requirements:
* Masters
degree or

6 Jul 2007 - 8:57am
6 years ago
4 replies
Dan Saffer

Uses of Wireframes (was: Contract Rates going at $150 - $250/hr ??)

On Jul 6, 2007, at 6:20 AM, Phillip Hunter wrote:

> Wire frames are a tool for some interaction design, right? I
> haven't found
> them all that useful for speech interaction design nor would I
> imagine that
> device designers use them much. Same with Ajax.

I use them for devices and Ajax apps all the time. Anything with
visual controls and inputs can be wireframed.

I agree they aren't a tool for voice-input though. Annotated flow
diagrams seem to be the best option there.


13 Nov 2003 - 7:48pm
10 years ago
2 replies
Josh Seiden

The Long Now seminar series

This organization is doing some profound and profoundly
moving thinking about time, civilization, technology,
and our shared future.

There are perhaps interaction design challenges here,
but I thought many on this list would be interested in
this in a more general sense. (And, since I just posted
a Boston-based event, this one is for the westies out

You have perhaps heard of the 10,000 year clock
project, an attempt to build a clock that will run for
10,000 years.

In some ways, the problem is a classic design and
engineering problem.

5 Jul 2007 - 11:11am
Dave Malouf

Bill Buxton on Touch technology and multi-touch

Wow! Thanx to Brian Christensen from UIE for pointing out this great
piece that Bill Buxton put together. ...

27 Mar 2009 - 8:11am
5 years ago
3 replies
Joel Eden

Lexus ad, another mention of design and usability

I know people have already discussed the Ford designer TV commercial
here, so I thought I would note a related ad...maybe it's a trend...is
design becoming more of a differentiator with the economy the way it

5 Dec 2008 - 4:45pm
5 years ago
2 replies
Rob Tannen

Exporting Illustrator Layers

Is anyone aware of a tool for batch exporting layers in Illustrator into
a single file, like a PDF?

Best Regards,

Rob Tannen, PhD
Director of Research