Discussion Archive

24 May 2007 - 11:54am
Joy Zigo

NYC-UPA: More room very likely in Card Sort workshop on May 31


Here's an update on the Card Sort workshop for May 31st.

* We are 90% sure that we will have a site available that will seat 45
attendees. That's an additional 20 seats.

* It's on West 44th between 5th and 6th. The exact location will be
announced when it's finalized.

* The announcement will be made by the end of the day Friday May 25th. We
have the room but would like to visit it first to confirm it is the right
for this event.

* There are now also additional spots on the waiting list. If you are
interested, please sign up because you are likely to get in.

12 May 2011 - 7:30am

Stupid Pop-Up Windows you can't bypass unless...

I absolutely "hate it" when website throw me a pop-up window asking me to Sign-up when I don't even know one sliver or 'string' (from string theory) about them. Even worse there is no way to escape, refuse or close the darn thing.
Thanks. I'll never return again.

Please if you have ever done this, stop it.
It does not work! It just pisses people off! If you insist on doing it atlease give me a way to close or skip it.
I have seen similar insane tactics on some of those Daily Deals website.

Case in point:

8 Apr 2012 - 3:52pm
2 years ago
6 replies

To hide or to disable?

There is ongoing discussion in my team about what is better behaviour for UI, when certain areas of the application are guarded by permission system. There are two main options:

  1. Hide it, so the user won't be distracted by elements they cannot use.
  2. Disable it, so they can see there is a function in the app they could use with the right permissions.


I won't say which side I took because i don't want to bias this thread.

I'll be grateful for your opinions?

11 Dec 2006 - 7:22pm
Nasir Barday

[Invitation] NYC-UX Holiday Party @ Tue Dec 12 6pm - 9pm (3 hrs)

discuss at ixda.org, you are invited to

Title: NYC-UX Holiday Party
Time: Tue Dec 12 6pm - 9pm (3 hrs) (Eastern Time)
Where: Eight Mile Creek, 240 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10012
Description: <div>Hi Again,</div>
<div> </div>
<div>That was an 'E' for effort attempt at iCalendar-- that invite incorrectly showed the party happening tonight.

29 Sep 2006 - 4:11am
8 years ago
2 replies

How to provide a usable Evaluation Kit?

I'm evaluating the evaluation kit of one of our products, i.e. what
customers will see before they buy the product.
This product already provides a tutorial. But an evaluation kit is not the
same thing as a tutorial.
So my question is: What an evaluation kit should provide? How deep can we go
in the explanations? Do all the procedures have to be described?

Do you know some guidelines to make an evaluation kit usable?

Thanks in advance for your help

12 Oct 2010 - 4:47pm

[EVENT] That Resonates with Me! How to Change the World One Presentation at a Time

Please join us tonight at PARC in Palo Alto for the October BayCHI program. Pioneering presentation innovator Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte Design, will demonstrate how to apply the methods in her book resonate: Presenting Visual Stories That Transform Audiences, to build meaningful connections with audiences that compel them to action.

28 Jan 2005 - 2:59pm
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

5 Sep 2004 - 10:38am
Dave Malouf

ADMIN: Technical Difficulties

Hello there folks,

I must apologize as there have been some technical difficulties this past
week (Aug 30th till Sept 5) regarding the list. Many might have noticed that
some e-mails they had sent did not come back or they were expecting
responses from others that didn't come through.

What occured was that moderation requests from the list were not coming to
me and thus not being dealt with.

1 Apr 2010 - 1:31pm
4 years ago
6 replies

Usable Open Source Survey Tool?

Hello. Is anyone familiar with a usable open source tool for creating web surveys? It should support some basic IF/THEN logic for dynamic questions.Thanks! Damon