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30 Aug 2010 - 8:43pm
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4 years ago
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uxmovement
2010

How to Make Lists of Links Easier to Scan

This article shows you how to make lists of links easier to scan. It's something that IXDA does very well, but could be helpful for other sites.

How to Make Lists of Links Easier to Scan

9 Sep 2004 - 12:34am
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10 years ago
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Listera
2004

Eyetrack III

By now you've probably seen the Eyetrack III study:

What We Saw Through Their Eyes
By Steve Outing and Laura Ruel

What do people see when they view a news website or multimedia feature? Is
it what the site's designers expect? ... Perhaps not.

29 Apr 2010 - 6:42pm
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5 years ago
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lisa herrod
2007

AB testing non-public low-fi prototypes

Hi All

Just wondering if anyone has conducted AB testing on prototypes? As we're reviewing low-fi prototypes they can't be linked to the client domain.

My personal preference is to do one-to-one interviews but I need to review this as an option.

I'm aware of Ethnio but the client does not want to take this approach of recruiting directly from the site.

17 May 2010 - 8:53am
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bitpakkit
2010

Re: [IxDA] Great Online Banking Experiences?

What if online banking was integrated with live help and collaborative tools for the CSR?

On 10-05-08 6:06 AM, "hamixxx" wrote:

> Personally, I think that online banking is overrated and I am a little bit > suspicious of online banks in general. I come from a generation that used to > go to the high street bank branch and do all my transactions face to face > with a human being. But today, this is becoming rare and so banks are > becoming faceless internet empires, using our money to gain capital growth.

30 Apr 2004 - 6:58am
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pabini
2004

Success Metrics (was: Visual aspects of interactiondesign...)

MessageHi Frank

Please see my responses below... ***

Pabini Gabriel-Petit

You wrote:
Yes, most of us are after better products from a usability and visual design perspective. However, don't you think that all designs should be evaluated based on unique, pre-identified success metrics?

***Certainly, this makes sense.

For example, an interactive design submitted to Comm Arts is probably going to have success metrics skewed toward innovation in the visual design realm. In that realm, text on gifs *could* be evaluated as good design if extensibility, download time, etc.

4 Dec 2008 - 10:01am
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6 years ago
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Ali Naqvi
2008

iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind

I have recently come across a book written by Gary Small called "iBrain:
Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind".
The book is about the technologies that have become part of our daily
lives are changing the way we think. According to a local newspaper the
book tells us that ggogle and youtube actually makes us dumber.

Key concepts of the book:
*The brain’s plasticity—its ability to change in response to stimuli from
the environment—is well known.

13 Feb 2008 - 4:36pm
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7 years ago
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Pierre Roberge
2005

Evil Datagrids! ( was Thoughts on AlanCooper's Keynote )

Greg said:
Not being funny, just looking to learn something from folks with way more experience than myself!

My Response:

Sparklines come to mind or anything à la Tufte.

http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0001OR

Pierre Roberge
User Experience Designer - Business Analyst
etfs

(819)-566-2901 #2193
1-800-465-8602 #2193
http://www.etfsinc.com/

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etfs inc.

29 May 2013 - 4:35pm
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Brenda Sanderson
2009

2 days left - The Power of 10 :: Seed the next 10 years of IxDA

We have two days left in The Power of 10 pledge drive.  Since the Memorial Day holiday, you have added just over $10,000 to our fund, and we've now raised $14,585 together. Amazing! Thank you to everyone who has contributed – today we topped 100 donors.

2 Jun 2008 - 5:01pm
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Erin Walsh
2007

Mindset and SmartSort

Does anyone know where I can find information concerning the apparent
discontinuation of Yahoo's Mindset and SmartSort features?

We've referenced them in the past concerning the use of sliders,
but SmartSort appears to have switched to radio buttons (http://
tinyurl.com/6fyypk) and Mindset (http://mindset.research.yahoo.com/)
appears to be down.

Thanks,
Erin

erin walsh | product developer | For Rent Media Solutions™
150 granby street, 16th floor | norfolk, va 23510
p:757.351.8444 | f:757.961.4827

8 May 2007 - 10:31am
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Peter Boersma
2003

IA Cocktail Hour Amsterdam --> UX Cocktail Hours Amsterdam

Hi,

[apologies if you see this message more than once, and congrats on being in the right places ;-)]

For those interested in meeting fellow user experience practitioners when traveling in Europe (and obviously those that live or work close to Amsterdam) I'd like to point your attention to the following announcement.

Since 2001 I have been organizing IA Cocktail Hours in Amsterdam, about 6 a year. These events have always been frequented by a mix of people with and without the job title Information Architect, and with or without a strong focus on IA in their work.