A roomful of metropolitan area professionals showed up for the first NYC
IxDA face2face meeting Tuesday evening in the Parsons Design Lab at the New
School, hosted by organization officers David Heller and Greg Petroff.
David's "Concise History of IxD" gave background (as well as a technology
forecast) on our emerging identity. In "Birthin' an Interaction Design
Association" Greg provided the full historical context for how our new
organization came to be, with an intro to the basic tenets, organizational
structure, fearless leaders and professional resources. (Check out the
Resource Library at http://resources.ixda.org/, Good Stuff).
The online presentations were followed by cake! (mmmm...chocolatey) and some
professional schmoozing among the participants: I made new collegial
connections and met some nice people while I was at it. A couple of job
opportunities were discussed, too ... There's nothing quite like