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13 Sep 2004 - 7:52am
10 years ago
2 replies
Meyer, Fred

Video Camera Advice

I need some advice on whether or not to purchase a video camera. If a camera
is a good idea, what attributes should it have?

The video camera would be used in focus group meetings (recording an entire
room) and for usability tests (recording someone while they work at a

The camera sounds like a great idea, but I am not sure if anyone actually
takes the time to go back and review the recordings.

5 Feb 2004 - 6:33am
11 years ago
2 replies
Dave Malouf

FW: Interaction Design Director position at Nike

I got this one off the SIGCHI Job Posting list.
It is not often that an Interaction Design title pops up and is so
clearly more than just a web design/software design role.

Shoot! I wish I could apply!
Please no discussion about the politics of Nike ...

15 Jun 2011 - 9:28am
3 years ago
1 reply
Mads Soegaard

Conference organizers: Please add your conference (if it's a *major* and well-renowned conference)!

Dear all,

If you are the conference/publicity chair of one of the conferences below, please add your conference at:

If you know the conference/publicity chair, please ask him/her to add the conference.

Missing conferences

WikiSym - International Symposium on Wikis

HICSS - Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science

16 Jul 2008 - 12:31am
Joel Flom

[EVENT] IxDA Brisbane Face to Face, Tuesday, 26 August, 6:30pm

Help us kick off the new local IxDA Brisbane chapter by joining us for our
first Face to Face event.

WHO: Local Interaction Design and User Experience professionals who design
interactive systems and products of all types: web, desktop, mobile,
consumer electronics, digitally-enhanced environments and more.

WHAT: Monthly get-together to share ideas and learn in a social environment.
Short presentations and entertaining discussions on trends, tools, tips and
techniques that help Interaction Designers in their day to day design work.

WHEN: Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 6:30 pm (last Tuesday of eac

17 Mar 2006 - 3:34pm
8 years ago
1 reply
Bernie Monette

Functional Specification Documents [signed]

> I was just wondering if any of your produce FSDs for projects? And if
> so, what do they look like and how detailed do they get? We are in a big
> debate in my company about the whole FSD design
> process/documentation/detail level. Is there any standards out there for
> me to lean on?
> Thanks!
> Cindi -
Not much in the way of standards.

21 Mar 2008 - 12:23am

[job] Interaction Design Trainer, Istanbul, Turkey, FoA, Contract

The Foundation of Advertising (FoA) and Turkish Association of
Advertising Agencies (TAAA) are applying to a call for proposals
opened by the EU for “improving the employment prospects of currently
unemployed young graduates”.

The project aims at providing training in interactive media design for
opening the recruitment path to young graduates from related
departments such as computer engineering and visual communication and

FoA needs approximately 5 experts for the technology and design
sessions of the training program.

28 Oct 2005 - 6:59am
9 years ago
1 reply
Jared M. Spool

Left Nav, Right Nav. What Nav, Should It Have?

At 07:57 PM 10/27/2005, David Hatch wrote:
>What do you think?
>In terms of overall user experience, what side do you like for
>navigation? Do you share the concern of my inner voice saying: go with
>the standard?

Hi David,

In my opinion, you shouldn't care what *I* (or potentially most others on
this list) like for navigation.

6 Feb 2010 - 9:49am
Boston IxDA

[JOB] InContext Design is hiring Interaction Designers in Boston and Chicago

Since 1992 InContext has used its Contextual Design methodology to design
innovative solutions. InContext delivers strategic market characterizations,
personas, new product concepts and design for consumer and business
software, devices and consumer products. We take a holistic view—ensuring
our solutions work for the users, the technology, and our clients’ business

The Contextual Design methodology developed by InContext is a
customer-centered design process taught in universities and used in
companies worldwide.

7 Feb 2009 - 11:59am
6 years ago
8 replies
Jens Meiert

What is a Landing Page?

> I'm curious what your feelings are regarding what a landing page is

I think Wikipedia's somehow right when defining a "landing page",
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_page>. (Skipping my own thoughts
for now.)

Jens Meiert

14 Oct 2010 - 2:42pm
4 years ago
1 reply

Re: [IxDA] Can we improve dropdowns?

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:33 PM, bojcampbell wrote: > I'm wondering if anyone has employed a hover technique > to a dropdown to show the hidden selections?

Are you sure you're asking the right question? I'd say it's hard to find a site that doesn't use hover to trigger dropdowns...

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