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4 Jun 2009 - 8:30pm
Jarod Tang
18 Jan 2011 - 7:56pm
Josh Damon Williams

Interaction11 registration giveaway, courtesy of Microsoft

Hello IxDA,

Interaction11 Gold Sponsor Microsoft is giving away three passes to the sold-out conference! For a chance to win visit http://tinyurl.com/microsoft-ixd11 Entry deadline is 12:00 noon U.S. Eastern Time on Friday, January 21. Microsoft will choose three names from among their favorite responses and winners will be announced on Friday by 6:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time.

Good luck!

Josh Damon Williams
Co-marketing chair for Interaction11

25 Oct 2007 - 7:16pm
Omri Eliav

XSRF - cross-site request forgery (was: Keyurbsorathia wants to share Favorites with you)

(Maybe not the right list... but good to know)
It is actually a minor case of XSRF attack (cross-site request forgery).

The link above is a google search but it might have been transfer X
amount of money to Y. That's of course will work If your bank is
stupid enough (some are) to allow *significant and predictable*
action by HTTP request, and you're happen to be logged into your bank
account (in a different tab maybe?).

This attack is "statistic", but an attacker can send endless number
of emails.

22 Jan 2008 - 6:57am
7 years ago
3 replies

Using eye tracking to determine whether person needs more information.

Hi out there,

I am not sure whether this is the right forum, so sorry in advance if
not. But I saw some questions regarding eye tracking so I hope you
could help me. - BTW do you know forums that are completely dedicated
to eye tracking?

Okay, here is my challenge:

I am working since two years with eye tracking in the context of
dialogue systems. Currently I try to build a system which displays
information for several objects (e.g.

23 Oct 2007 - 7:00am
19 Jun 2006 - 11:34pm
Mikko-Pekka Hanski

Interaction Design and User Experience Specialist Jobs at Idean


Referring to Simon's previous mail about interaction design jobs in Europe.
Just to let you all know that we have just opened eight (8) positions to
enthutiastic people. Jobs vary from business development to interaction
design and user experience research specialists.

Please see our website for more information:

Our headquarters is located in Finland, but due to our offices in Europe and
Asia our people have a chance to observe and experience the global aspect of
user experience.

6 May 2009 - 3:45pm
6 years ago
8 replies
IxDA Board of D...

Announcing our new IxDA Board Member

Dear IxDA Members,

We are very happy to announce that Steve Baty will be joining the IxDA
Boardof Directors, effective immediately, filling our Communications
vacancy. We
look forward to his contributions to IxDA, the Board and our entire
community. Please see his bio below:

Steve Baty, UX Strategist, has over 13 years’ experience in the design and
> delivery of e-business products and services.

23 Sep 2008 - 11:29am
7 years ago
1 reply
Robert Hoekman, Jr.

5-second tests, now automated, and brilliant

So, Jared Spool came up with the 5-second
test<http://www.uie.com/articles/five_second_test/> .
Then I wrote about it in Designing the Obvious <http://www.rhjr.net/dto> .
Then a guy named Matt Milosavljevic read the book, got inspired, and built
an app that makes 5-second tests ridiculously easy.
The homepage needs some clarification about the purpose and process, but
other than that, it's really great. Here's how it works:


22 Feb 2006 - 1:35pm
Barb Hernandez

JOB - Interaction Designer, TechSmith

Job Opportunity at TechSmith - Interaction Designer

TechSmith's work environment is unlike any other. How many software
companies do you know where the employees work hard and have fun doing
it? Our 90+ employees exude energy, creativity and innovation, not to
mention dedication to our products, our customers and each other. We
enjoy the challenges of being an industry leader - taking risks,
thinking outside the box and working together to make it happen. And we
don't forget to take time to celebrate our successes.

6 Nov 2010 - 7:23pm
5 years ago
1 reply
Neil Lee

Re: [IxDA] What makes an application feel fast?

On 2010-11-06, at 13:39, Simon Raess wrote: > I'm looking for any resources available on (perceived) user interface responsiveness. Any methods, studies, measures, factors, thoughts and comments are very welcome!

UX designers at Mozilla did a lot of research on this very thing with Firefox.