Discussion Archive

21 Nov 2003 - 10:46am
Robert Reimann

IxD & ID (was RE: Patriarchs of the Design Famil y)

Beth Mazur wrote:

> Is it that industrial designers focus on form over function? Or is it
> that in their world, the complexity of the associated human behaviors
> is far more simple. Or if it isn't simple, say like for an automobile,
> there are established conventions and/or patterns that designers use
> rather than spending lots of time on designing for them.

These are very good points.

18 May 2009 - 9:51am
4 years ago
2 replies

Windows mobile 7 non-touch user interface

Whoops - the article is at http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=2787, with a
link to the relevant slides at http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=2787.

2009/5/18 Francis Norton <francis.norton at gmail.com>

> According to a leaked slide deck, Windows mobile 7 supports using a
> hand-held device's camera to recognise user gestures even when it is not
> being

9 Nov 2005 - 8:48am
Nico Macdonald

BBC Innovation Labs: Invite to Intro day

This may be of interest to IxDA discussants in the UK:

As part of the process of opening up its new media production and development to independent producers, the BBC is collaborating with Creative London, ERDF Objective One, Yorkshire Forward, Screen Yorkshire, North-West Vision, and Unexpected Media on a pilot series of 'Innovation Labs' in February and March 2006. I am working with Unexpected Media to create, programme and promote the Intro events.

Three pilots will run across the UK: one in London, one in the North West and one in Yorkshire.

24 Oct 2004 - 6:24pm
Jason Brock

managing keyboard shortcuts..


Does anyone have any advice/tools for managing complex Windows based
application keyboard shortcuts?


1 Apr 2011 - 6:34pm
Cynthia McWilliams

WebVisions Portland May 25-27, IXDA discount code

With only a few days left for early registration, I was looking for the IXDA discount code that WebVisions accepts for a further discount off early bird pricing. Is there anyone here who can help me and other interested attendees find this information?

Many thanks for your help.

18 Apr 2009 - 6:06pm
4 years ago
5 replies
Barbara Ballard

Mobile security vs. ease-of-use

2009/4/16 Erik Wingren <ixda at interactivism.com>:
> 1. What is your thinking/point-of-view on application-level security requirements for a mobile app, where one of its' features is to store personal, potentially sensitive data, when the app runs on a mobile device that already has built-in security layers at the OS-level?

It depends.

16 Nov 2006 - 2:27pm

IxDA at World Usability Day in Manila

Hello All!

The IxDA Manila was active in participating in the World Usability Day
here. One of our IxDA committee members, Alvin Tan, was one of the
speakers during the event.

The event page can be seen here: http://www.worldusabilityday.org/event/show/37

I'll be posting the highlight pics soon for those interested.

Regnard Kreisler C.

7 Jun 2004 - 8:27pm
9 years ago
7 replies
David Liu

Nokia UI the "standard" for handheld devices?

Hi all:

I am an interaction designer for mobile phones. I've been asked this
question many times by people outside of our team: "why don't you copy

29 Jan 2008 - 1:53am
Chicago IxDA4

[Event] Chicago IxDA - Feb. 13th - Recap of Interaction08

Hello fellow Chicagoans,

Even though IxDA's Interaction08 conference has yet to occur, we here in
Chicago are certain there will be much to bring home and discuss. Please
join us on Wednesday, February 13th as we bring the topics back to life.
Your participation is integral to this!

Many thanks to our good friends at Roundarch for graciously opening their
doors for February's meeting.

February 13th
350 North LaSalle Street, 12th floor (Kinzie and LaSalle Street)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Please RSVP to this email by Monday, February 11th.

2 Jun 2008 - 1:55pm
Dana Christ

JOB/Associate Creative Director/Hopewell, NJ, Merrill Lynch, Full Time - Direct Hire

Hello All! We are currently looking for an Associate Creative Director
to join our Online Platform team. The Associate Creative Director (ACD)
is an experienced design professional with a focus on the design of user
interfaces for web applications. Must have a demonstrated passion for
systematic design and use meticulous detail when applying patterns and
standards. This role entails taking wireframes from black and white
simplicity and delivers detail-rich, yet clean and simple interfaces
with a consistent user experience. Must be familiar with the UCD