PhillyCHI Social - Tech & Design Quizzo!, Thursday, October 8, 2009
In celebration of DesignPhiladelphia, PhillyCHI is pleased to host a
technology and design-themed Quizzo night. Trivia questions will be
based on technology, design, architecture, and other related topics.
Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams.
Please join AIGA Philadelphia and PhillyCHI in welcoming Nathan
Shedroff to Philadelphia. Nathan will help kick off DesignPhiladelphia
by presenting a discussion of design, business, and sustainability,
and the connections between them, in a clear and easy way that will
inspire you to integrate these perspectives, techniques, and tools
into your practice.
I have been looking, unsuccessfully, through back issues of interactions magazine for an article, published a few years back, written I believe by someone from Microsoft as part of a debate about statistical significance in usability testing. There was something of a debate about testing with large numbers of users, and this article, as I recall, made an eloquent case for sticking to six to eight participants. Does anyone remember this? Perhaps I'm wrong in recalling that it was in interactions.
I am looking for a seasoned Use Experience Architect that has worked in
ecommerce for at least five years. This role requires extensive knowledge of
cart and checkout and experience with POS and back end payment technologies.
Specifically, understanding both the non-technical (cultural) as well as the
technical constraints of cross-domain and cross brand cart and check out is