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31 May 2007 - 2:48pm
Aleece Koss

JOB: Web UI Designer, Bowling Green, KY, Affinity Group Inc, FT

AFFINITY GROUP, INC., an outdoor recreation-related company, has an
excellent opportunity in our Bowling Green, KY office:



* Design compelling, rich and scalable user interfaces for our
web and email based products, including visual look and feel, graphics,
styles, page/screen layout, navigation, and user flows.

* Work with marketing managers, web managers and consultants to
design, implement and maintain our websites' information architecture
and associated documentation.

* Collaborate with internal stakeholders an

17 Jan 2009 - 11:54am
Elena Melendy

[Event] NYC UPA Jan 27: Andrew DeVigal presents at Bloomberg

The New York City Usability Professionals Association cordially invites
local IxDA members to:

*Telling Interactive Stories: The New York Times and the Online News

a presentation by *Andrew DeVigal,* multimedia editor for *The New York

Tuesday, January 27 at 6:00 pm

How do we create compelling online news experiences? First, we traverse the
multimedia landscape to gather the pieces of our narrative: text, visuals
and data. Next, we design that story as one seamless experience in a simple

31 Dec 2007 - 9:27am
6 years ago
4 replies
Daniel Williams

Poorly designed product detail pages


I have recently been reviewing the product information pages of a number of
different sites and come up with a list of themes which I consider
problematic to the design.

21 Dec 2004 - 8:34am
Jason Koprowski

Usability & Interface Design Job Opportunity


My name is Jason Koprowski, I am an executive recruiter from Virginia. I
thought that the members of interactiondesigners may be able to assist
me with an Interface Design & Usability job opening I am recruiting for.
With your extensive experience in the industry, I didn't know if you
would know anyone who would be qualified for the position below; My
client is looking for 2 Usability & Design Managers.

31 Jul 2008 - 11:53am
5 years ago
3 replies
Paul Trumble


Has anyone taken a serious look at this tool? http://www.feng-gui.com/

It uses artificial intelligence to create heat maps that are supposed to
replicate what one would see with eye tracking.

Some of the developers in my shop have gotten a hold of it. I have yet to
see a heat map that makes sense. The first ones they did attributed the
greatest area of interest to white space.

5 Dec 2008 - 11:18am
Victor Lombardi

[Plug] Indi Young's Webinar on Mental Models on Dec 11

In this new presentation, Indi will compliment the material in her
book to show how mental models can help you manage strategic change.
Over the life of an organization the products, staff, and even whole
business units will come and go.

11 Jan 2005 - 12:38am
9 years ago
4 replies

Re: "The beginning of the end of the desktop"

On Jan 10, 2005, at 4:22 AM, David Heller wrote:

> But I have no backup, so I won't even go there. I would just spout more
> truisms. HTML, Flash, Java, C++ ... To be honest, in the end I just
> don't
> care. What I really care about is the interaction model that is at my
> disposal.

19 Oct 2007 - 1:33pm
7 years ago
3 replies
Chris Borokowski

Vista fonts

With Microsoft Vista, the company introduced new standard fonts that
viewers may now expect in your web pages. Thankfully, they released
them as freeware with the PowerPoint viewer, and they're extracted for
your use here:


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20 Jul 2009 - 1:22am
Michal Rinott

Sketching Sonic Interaction Design Workshop - Call for Posters and Demos

Workshop at HIT, Holon Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel
November 16, 2009
as part of the "Sonic Interaction Design" EU Research Group

*** Deadline for posters and demos: August 15, 2009 ***


Sonic Interaction Design (SID) is the discipline that investigates
the use of sound in interactive experiences. As technologies become
more miniaturized and embedded, and their users more mobile,
interactive sound becomes increasingly important.

19 Aug 2006 - 3:49pm
8 years ago
41 replies
Robert Hoekman, Jr.

Testing a hypothesis

Interesting quote from Wikipedia:

"Most laws of nature are statements of the obvious, restated in less
obvious ways. Carried to an extreme, one could say, 'Nature always