Discussion Archive

2 Dec 2005 - 5:42pm
Robert Hoekman, Jr.
26 Nov 2007 - 10:51am
7 years ago
4 replies
Meredith Noble

comments to the "Doro's ridiculously simplephones in the wild"

Lis, even though some of today's boomers will already have cell phone
experience by the time they become elderly, I think we overestimate just
how many people in the older generation are truly comfortable with the
tools. More importantly, don't forget about reduced cognitive abilities
over time.

If you consider how common diseases like Alzheimer's are becoming (see
some stats below), and even lesser forms of dementias / memory loss, I
think the market for these kinds of devices is going to continue growing
over time.

24 Apr 2007 - 4:53am
27 weeks ago
2 replies
Soo Basu

[IxDA] Linkedin's navigation

I'm a big fan of Linkedin's navigation. I find it really easy and helpful.
However some of my colleagues find it really confusing.
In what ways can it be better? Has anyone faced a problem that really
irritated them? Is there a better way of doing the IA?

30 Jun 2010 - 9:41am
4 years ago
21 replies

Hand coding Application for MAC

Hi guys,

Does anyone know which application is the best to use for hand coding html on a MAC platform? Please advise me.

Many thanks,


17 Sep 2008 - 11:28am
6 years ago
1 reply
Jackie O\'Hare

The New Facebook Redesign: The Beginning of TheEnd?

"So an address book?"

Even if that's all that The Facebook is at the end of the day, why is
that a such bad thing?

22 Jun 2005 - 1:46pm
9 years ago
8 replies
ji kim

re: UML

Hmm...from my experience....it's good for interaction designers to understand interpreting UML written by Product Managers, Business Analysts, Engineers, or other stakeholders in the project. For example, I worked at a software company where our product teams were spread out in three different continents - where lot of team members did not speak/write english fluently, and using UML kind of helped (it helped communication between designers, engineers, PM's and etc using common symbols and lines created from UML).

29 Jun 2010 - 2:03pm
4 years ago
3 replies
2 Nov 2012 - 8:29am
2 years ago
2 replies

Is a site accessible if it requires JavaScript?


The Target.com website blocks users who don't have JavaScript enabled. If you turn JavaScript off and visit the Target site, you'll see a modal dialog warning you that "Target.com requires javascript to be enabled." If JavaScript is off, you can't dismiss the dialog box.

It would never have occurred to me to design a site that way, and I've never considered the accessibility implications of such a sweeping move. Is this kind of a website accessible?

19 Jul 2007 - 3:21pm
Markus Grupp-TM

mobile device scrolling & text selectionproblem..

>> Scrollbar = "wheel" metaphor = move the scrollbar up to move the page down.
>> iPhone = "shoving" metaphor = move the page directly, by touching it, so the page moves in the same direction as the motion of your finger.

Anne, I have noticed it too. It reminds me of the Adobe Acrobat hand tool.

19 Mar 2010 - 11:04am
4 years ago
3 replies
Justin Davis

Helping users through a big transition

I know that the days of the "big redesign" are largely over, giving way to smaller, more iterative approaches to improving a site's experience.  However, there are still instances when a total makeover is requested or required by the client.