Discussion Archive

28 Apr 2010 - 5:12pm
6 years ago
11 replies
Christopher Rider

do users understand the terms "ascending" and "descending"?


My team have been discussing how to word the labels presented to non-sighted users for sortable table headers.

The terms "ascending" and "descending" are popping up like gophers. My instinct is that parsing these terms requires a lot of work on the users' part, so I'd prefer to use labels like  "A-Z", "0-9" and "newest first". Naturally, I'm getting some pushback from my development team, since this requires a different label depending on the data type of the column.

20 Jun 2005 - 4:30am
Adi Tedjasaputra

Interview with Steve Wozniak (Woz) in Singapore



Well.., Steve Wozniak believes that <quote>engineering has the base, the
most obvious, and the most important impact</quote> to change the world.

I feel lucky :-)

Adi B.

18 Sep 2006 - 1:55pm
Robert Reimann

IxDA 2006 Board Retreat: Report to Our Membership

IxDA 2006 Board Retreat: Report to Our Membership

Dear Members of IxDA,

The IxDA Board and I have recently held our annual Board Retreat, and
I am very excited by the results! As you may have noticed, while
several of our local organizations (NYC, Portland, Sweden, and Pune,
to name a few) have been very active, IxDA global leadership has been
somewhat muted for the past 6-8 months.

17 Jan 2006 - 11:37pm
Dan Saffer

Looking for IxD Case Studies

I'm looking for interaction design case studies, preferably those
that are simple, public, and that have this basic format:

1) Problem, like a product isn't working well or doesn't exist.
2) Interaction design goodness is applied.
3) Product is better/good.

They don't have to be long or involved. Please, no iPod suggestions.

Oh, and they should be able to appear in an interaction design book
(wink, wink), so if your company/client would be unhappy sharing a
success story, don't bother.

I'd be happy to share these all with the list as well, whether or not
I use them.

4 Feb 2005 - 11:08am
11 years ago
1 reply
Aby Rao

Blogs of people from User Experience community

I read the InsideGoogle blog which has a list of Google employee blogs.
Was wondering if there is any website/blog that lists out blogs of
people from the User Experience community. If not, Dave, Is there anyway
IxDG can maintain a blog database of members on this list.


Aby Rao

User Experience Engineer
SilkRoad technology <http://www.silkroadtech.com/>

4 Nov 2011 - 3:50am

Call for MEX Market Pulse speakers


Today we're opening submissions for the final speaker and facilitator places on the MEX programme: the MEX Market Pulse sessions.

This is an opportunity for practitioners riding the very edge of the mobile user experience wave to present at the 10th international MEX in London on 30th November - 1st December (http://pmn.co.uk/mex/).

13 Dec 2004 - 4:25am
11 years ago
3 replies
Narey, Kevin

Google suggest


Is this the Google version of the ms 'paperclip' or is it genuinely
predictive text?
Technically very interesting in an 'under the bonnet/hood etc' way. The
relevance is very useful.


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Registered in England no.

27 May 2013 - 11:10am

UXconference, Lugano (CH), October 26th - Call for paper

Hi everyone,  UXconference - www.uxcon.com-  is the biggest swiss conference on web and mobile dedicated to the new business trends in the field of user-centred experience UXconference is a special event, unique in Switzerland and in northern Italy, that collects inspiration talks on User Experience offered by the best specialists both in industry and reserach.

29 Aug 2006 - 9:57am
Todd Levy

Shmooze with Lou and Steve in Chicago [Kaz Bar, Sept. 14th @ 5:30pm]

Hello all -

You're invited to come meet Lou Rosenfeld and Steve Krug, authors and lecturers on information architecture and usability, and representatives from Chicago-based marketing solutions company Arc Worldwide, at an informal get-together on September 14th.

This is a great chance to talk to Lou and Steve while they are in Chicago giving seminars and to mingle and network with other IA/UX professionals in the area.

Details below. Hope to see you there!

26 Jun 2007 - 8:48am
8 years ago
6 replies

Mental Model question restated

Maybe my earlier question didn't make much sense, so let me restate my
question. Here you can see a mental model of movie goers:


They call this an alignment diagram. Once they modeled the users thoughts
about movie going up top, they then aligned the proposed functionality of
the system to those models.

So the question(s) are:

1. Do any of you actually do this? If so, how helpful was it?