Discussion Archive

25 Nov 2013 - 6:08pm
Dianna Miller

Student Design Challenge: deadline extended to Dec 8

Want to audition for the Interaction14 Student Design Challenge, but feel pressed for time due to finals?

Incentives to get users to log in and personalize?

I'm working on a re-design of my company's online support community. In our re-design, we plan to offer many more features and customization/personalization options-- but users will need to be logged in to take advantage of them (e.g., suggestions of content and local community connections based on preferences, profiles and locations, ability to customize content and view, etc).

28 Mar 2008 - 9:23am
8 years ago
2 replies

SEO Rapper

So there's a guy up on YouTube with a whole series of raps on Web
design and similar topics (like Social Media Addiction:
They're funny, and pretty accurate. I like the Design Coding one:

23 Jul 2009 - 5:43am
William Hudson

Resources/articles on UX for next gen automotiveinterfaces

Alicia -

Just for your interest, when I first got involved in card sorting I came
across a paper from a research team at an automotive manufacturer. They
had used card sorting in a big way to get people to say what dashboard
components and controls ought to be grouped together.

23 Feb 2006 - 3:27pm
beth koloski

AIGA CO Experience Design presents: Sexy, Saucy, Meaty: 3 Interactive Case Studies

AIGA Colorado Experience Design presents
Sexy, Saucy, Meaty: Three Interactive Case Studies

How do you like your web projects? Join us for a night of case studies and ideas you can use on your next website project--we've got a case study for every taste.

** [Case Study] Goldman Sachs Advanced Research Platform **
The WSOD team will explain how they designed and developed the Goldman Sachs Advanced Research Platform, which combines the power of the web and desktop applications into a single system.


Looking for great User Experience talent

We at Vidli are trying to find a well rounded User Experience
contractor for our new video licensing system.

In short, what we are looking for is someone who knows how AJAX
works, can build some intuitive wireframes that designers and
developers can understand and take lead from.

We have a far more in depth job posting on our site at

Please do take a look and even if you don't have all the
qualifications, we may in the end find you are perfect for the gig.


Nathaniel Brown

1 Dec 2006 - 11:59pm

IxDA Silicon Valley Event :: The Shifting Role of Design :: Wednesday, December 6th

IxDA Silicon Valley Event: The Shifting Role of Design

Luke Wroblewski will speak about the shifting role of design in today's
product companies. Following Luke's presentation, Lisa C. Anderson of
Intuit, Pabini Gabriel-Petit of Spirit Softworks LLC, Andrei Herasimchuk of
Involution Studios LLC, and Luke will participate in a panel discussion on
this topic.

21 Nov 2003 - 11:36am
Challis Hodge

Diversity is Awesome

Folks I am really excited about the discussions that are taking place here.
It seems clear that as we add perspective and diversity the depth and
quality of the conversation increase significantly!

I'd like to again ask folks to invite others with unique perspectives to
join the conversations.

23 Dec 2008 - 7:19am
7 years ago
15 replies
John Gibbard

Mobile (Cellphone) Activated Streetlamps

This piece from BBC News [1] demonstrates how the residents of Doerentrup
can activate the street lighting via mobile phone. This requires them to
call a specific number and then use an access code to switch a specific
lighting array for the street they want lit-up. Given that this is targeted
at older people who may well have memory issues, it seems peculiar to force
them to remember a (series of) 6-digit access code(s).