Discussion Archive

10 Apr 2006 - 7:15pm
Cindy Lu

No Exit Point in Wizard Design

When I went through the process of transitioning from hotmail to Windows Live Mail Beta, I noticed that the wizard only had the "Continue" button. There was no way to get out except for closing the browser. Even the top logo was not linked to anywhere.

I had no problem of going through the wizard to make the transition successful.

24 Apr 2007 - 4:35pm
Paula Bach

Open Source Usability at CHI

I want to announce a special interest group at CHI for those
interested in open source usability.

When: Monday at 2:30
Where: Room C4

The purpose of this SIG is to bring together HCI professionals and
researchers to discuss current issues in Free/Libre/Open Source
Software. Specifically, this SIG looks at usability, the role of HCI
expertise, and design rationale in these projects.

Hope to see you there!


13 Dec 2011 - 8:43am

Interview Questions

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6 Oct 2006 - 11:34am
Dante Murphy

FW: Question related to "IKEA-manual".

Our company just got wireless headsets, and this is the online manual.
Click on the "SETUP" tab to see an example of animated pictogram-based


Personally, I found it to be fairly good, but not perfect.


12 Oct 2005 - 11:17am
George Olsen

Silicon Valley Second Friday - Cancelled for October

I'm sorry to say that this month's Silicon Valley Second Friday is being

13 Mar 2008 - 10:07am
Andrew Otwell

ANN: Seattle IxDA meeting 3/20

You're invited to the first meeting of the new IxDA Seattle chapter!

This will be mostly to meet other IxDs in Seattle, and to talk about what
kinds of IxD future events you'd like to attend.

Save the date:

What: Meet your fellow Seattle Interaction Designers!
When: *Thursday March 20th, 7pm - ?*
Where: *See Sound Lounge, 115 Blanchard St., Seattle, WA* (in Belltown)

14 Jan 2010 - 8:46am
Bill DeRouchey

Only 3 Weeks until Interaction10, and 50 Slots Left!

Interaction10 starts only three weeks from today and we're getting
pretty excited about it. We're getting everything ready for an
incredible weekend of presentations, discussions, activities all
about the practice of interaction design and to celebrate this great
community that we're all a part of.

And it's going to sell out!

Register today at http://interaction.ixda.org/register

If you were thinking about registering for Interaction10, make sure
you do it soon because we only have about 50 slots left.

1 Aug 2006 - 12:40pm
Dan Saffer

Business Value of User Experience

Interaction Designers,

This summer, Adaptive Path is kicking off research to further explore
the business value of user experience. This work will expand upon
ideas first presented in our 2004 report, Leveraging Business Value:
How ROI Changes User Experience.

We're looking for your help to validate our ideas. If you have a
minute, please complete our Business Value of User Experience survey.

28 Jan 2005 - 1:59pm
10 years ago
3 replies

criteria for HTML prototyping

Hi all,

I'm new to this list, so forgive any ignorance on my part.

I'm part of a team that's trying to make our design
processes more user-centered, and as part of that effort
I'm proposing that we start building HTML prototypes /
functional wireframes for certain types of projects.

We are a marketing company that builds every kind of thing
from interstitial ads to full-blown web-sites with lots of

12 Nov 2004 - 6:28am
Dave Malouf

November 18th IxDG NYC Event: "Violate Standards!" with JoshSeiden

Violate Standards!
Nine rules you should always try
to break when designing
user interfaces

Speaker: Josh Seiden, President 36 Partners (bio below)
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2004
Time: 7:00p - 9:00p
Place: Parsons School of Design, 55 W. 13th St., 9th Floor, Parsons Design
( Bet. 5th & 6th Aves.: Closest subway is the F/V @ 14th St. and
6th Ave.)

More about Josh Seiden:
Josh is the founder and president of 36 Partners
(http://www.36partners.com/), and a respected consultant, designer, teacher
and speaker.