Human Factors

Jessica_HFES
2013

$10,000 Human Factors Prize for social media research

There's still time to submit your human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) research on the effective and satisfying use of social media to win the 2013 Human Factors Prize. The prize recognizes excellence in HF/E research and carries a $10,000 cash award and publication of the winning paper in the journal, Human Factors. The deadline has been extended to July 15, 2013.

25 Mar 2012 - 7:13pm
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Jrw389
2012

Human Factors Graduate Program Assistanc

Hey guys and gals,

First off, love the website. I've enjoyed browsing the threads in the past and learned a lot. I just made an account on here and it seems like a great community.

20 May 2010 - 7:27am
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4 years ago
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yannlossouarn
2010

Ergonomics / UX / Human factors / Interaction design / Usability specialists : I get confused

 

Hello,

I'm french and I work as what we call an "ergonome". I'm a bit confused about all the terms that are used to speak about "UX/usability/interaction" related jobs in the english speaking world : I read things about "Interaction designers", "Human factor specialists", "User experience specialist", "Usability specialists", "Information architects", and I'm... lost.

13 Apr 2010 - 11:52pm
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4 years ago
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ofilippelli
2010

An invitation to redefine the role and skills of a UX Designer

I would like to engage the UX designer community in a discussion about the different roles and skills necessary in today’s User Experience design field.  We have allowed many people in years past to define, or try to define what a UX designer is.  From developers, who may see us as simple-minded individuals who don’t understand basic UI design principles, to the business executives, who may see what we do as the final frosting decoration on the cake.

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