Discussion Archive: January 2006

19 Jan 2006 - 6:24pm
10 years ago
23 replies
Jan Koehler

TV on-screen keyboard

TV on-screen keyboard to be used with remote control up/down arrow buttons.

Which format is better for users?



19 Jan 2006 - 3:00am
Jonas Löwgren

Open positions in interaction design

The School of Arts and Communication at Malmö University, Sweden, is
looking for

- a Doctoral candidate (PhD student, salaried position)
- a Lecturer

in the field of interaction design.

Announcements can be found at http://www.mah.se/templates/
Page____14045.aspx and last date for application is February 13.

Jonas Löwgren

Arts and Communication
Malmö University, SE-205 06 Malmö, Sweden

phone +46 7039 17854
web http://webzone.k3.mah.se/k3jolo

18 Jan 2006 - 5:48pm
10 years ago
1 reply

F2F in Sweden on Thursday

Hi All

Thursday the 19th is the third Thursday of January so it is that time
again when interaction designers and alike meet at three different
places in Sweden after work to have a drink and a chat . Please join
in! Early birds arrive 18.00ish but people come and go all night.

In Gothenburg at Delirium Café, Kronhusgatan 2B. http://rubyurl.com/0EJ
In Malmö at Mosaik, Stortorget 6.

18 Jan 2006 - 5:30pm
Beau Gould

JOB: UI Design Architect, NY, NY

JOB: UI Design Architect, NY, NY

A fresh start, a clean slate, and an opportunity to make a significant impact on a new web application - all while working with a team that will hang on your every word.

18 Jan 2006 - 2:56pm
Dan Saffer

[Plug] Ajax Workshop IxDiscount

My colleague Jesse James Garrett, Bill Scott from Yahoo!, and I will be in
LA teaching design workshops next week:

Jan 25 - The Elements of User Experience

Jan 26 - Designing & Building with Ajax

There's a few slots left, so we're offering a 25% discount for IxDA members
to attend. You can register with the code GP09.

Hope to see you there!


Dan Saffer

18 Jan 2006 - 1:59pm
10 years ago
2 replies
John Vaughan - ...

Any insights on shifting context?

At my current gig we are developing IxD for a "bulletin board" feature that allows you to get to the same message record from several different areas of the site.

The current client wisdom is to store the target message pages in a subsection under tab "Z". You can get to message pages from source webparts that may be on several different pages under several different other tabs.

It is not possible to store the message as a part of the webpart (i.e.

18 Jan 2006 - 12:26pm
Ashley LaFrenais

IxDA NYC Monthly Gathering - January 24

Join Us for the IxDA NYC Monthly Gathering on January 24

Join us as Judy Wert of Wert & Company, Inc., an executive
recruitment and consulting firm, helps us dissect the world of
opportunities and recruiting for interaction designers by sharing her
experiences with some of the top design companies in North America,
Europe, and Asia. She will provide a forum for discussion to include:
recruiting and interviewing strategies, sharing stories, and
discussing industry trends within the Interaction Design community!
She invites your questions for the discussion.

18 Jan 2006 - 10:14am
10 years ago
10 replies
Chris Nagele

Online Whiteboard App

Does anyone know of software or services that allow online collaborative
whiteboard sketching? I work with designers in various locations and we lack
the ability to quickly sketch and discuss design concepts. In most cases, we
have to review and discuss as the concepts are delivered. This ends up
wasting a lot of time and prevents us from coming up with innovations as a

Any advice or recommendations are greatly appreciated.


Chris Nagele
Principal, Wildbit
Blog: http://tidbit.wildbit.com

18 Jan 2006 - 9:58am

Form - Submit - Display


I am working in a project where I have a form that is designed similar to the attachment(i.e center aligned). When the user submits the data we show them the data to verify and then submit. For that view I have designed it consistent with the form (assume the forms are filled in the attachment).

My question is when the same information is displayed in other screens with some more demographics information how shall we display that?

18 Jan 2006 - 9:50am
10 years ago
8 replies
Dave Malouf

Help ... Examples of loading long nested tree nodes with tablature data (no pagination)

Our service IntraLinks is sorta like a big file system (or that is the
closest relevant simile).

When you open a folder, like any other file system, there is a list of
child-folders and resource objects like files that need to be displayed.
(caveat, you can't pre-load the children of a parent before the request is
There can be upwards of 1000's of objects (folders and files) that are in
that parent folder. Loading the entire set all at once has two negatives: