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17 Mar 2004 - 1:02am
kaushikg at

Blow up your cell phone


Found a very interesting discussion on the future design space of the mobile internet.

Blow up your cell phone.
by Phil Agre, UCLA

Kaushik Ghosh
Human Factors International

16 Mar 2004 - 5:57pm
10 years ago
1 reply
Todd Warfel

Evaluating awareness [was: Measuring awareness....]

Guys, I'm not looking for a system. I'm looking for methods to evaluate
these systems. I have some ideas, but as I stated earlier, I'm looking
for methods to evaluate...
I've done some preliminary research into CMC evaluation, effective
computing evaluation, and situational awareness evaluation.

A few high-level questions we want to answer:
• Is it meaningful?
• Does it have an impact on the awareness (moreso than w/o the system)?
• How many levels are appropriate for communicating awareness (e.g.

16 Mar 2004 - 5:39pm
Christian Simon

Re: Digest, Vol 6, Issue 14

on 3/16/04 12:00, at at at

> I am just wondering if $333 to $500 an icon is
> reasonable, since I have never outsource icons before.

Speaking as a designer and freelancer, pricing generally
decreases sharply with more than one ico

16 Mar 2004 - 4:11pm
8 years ago
5 replies



> I read that your working in hoose designer for icons? What did you
> reference
> to learn how to produce all the files that are necessary? Icon Factory
> has a
> fantastic plug-in to generate the files and I have used it. I was looking
> for a case study in the production that may include comments about
> testing
> the icons.

16 Mar 2004 - 3:50pm
Marci Ikeler

Opportunity: Senior Interaction Designer

User interface / interaction design
* Designing the user interface (including interaction design,
information architecture, and, in some cases, visual design) for both
functional and content driven Web or software applications.

Business analysis
* Analyzing business processes and problems with current systems;
Gathering requirements from business stakeholders and end users using
contextual analysis and goal-driven design techniques;
* Testing user interfaces at all stages of the production cycle through
user testing and heuristic reviews.

Technological knowledge

16 Mar 2004 - 11:54am
10 years ago
17 replies
Todd Warfel

Measuring awareness....

Okay, I'm working on an experimental project and am looking for ideas
for evaluation. I have a couple already, but don't feel like I've found
that major breakthrough yet. So, I'm looking for some ideas and

Here's a little background (email me off-list if you need more):

The system will be installed in the workplace. The goal of the system
is to create awareness w/in cubeville (fatfarms, dilbertville - take
your pick). There will be two participants. The participants'
workspaces will be "monitored" via a combination of sensors (primary
being video).

16 Mar 2004 - 2:35am
id at ourbrisba...

Brisbane (Australia) breakfast seminar "Usability from the trenches: Case studies from 3 organisations"

Have you ever wondered why some designs 'just make sense' and others don't? Ever
thought that there's got to be a way to ensure your designs are more effective,
efficient, engaging, error tolerant and easy to learn? Are you interested in
practical usability hurdles and how to overcome them?

The Brisbane chapter of CHISIG invites you to attend our first breakfast seminar:
"Usability from the trenches: Case studies from 3 organisations".

When: 7:00am - 9:00am - Friday, April 2 2004
Where: Lady Thiess Room, Customs House, 399 Queen Street Brisbane, Australia.

15 Mar 2004 - 3:14pm
Aaron Oppenheimer

[JOB] product behavior designer at Design Continuum, Boston MA

Please DO NOT respond to me directly. Thanks!


Design Continuum is seeking candidates for a product behavior design position. Continuum develops a wide range of products, from home electronics to medical products to software applications, and the successful applicant will contribute to the behavior and interfaces for a variety of platforms with widely varying constraints.

15 Mar 2004 - 2:27pm
Dave Malouf

Reminder NYC IxD meeting

Late notice reminder! Hope to see lots of Nyers there.

-----Original Message-----
Hi NY Designers!

We had a February meeting of about 7 NYC Practitioners of Interaction
Design. The conversation was lively and rewarding and quickly we decided to
do it again. So here's your invitation!

WHEN: Tuesday, March 16th @ 6p - 8p

WHERE: the offices of vi[z]rt @
555 8th Ave. 10th Floor
(bet. W. 37th St. & W.

15 Mar 2004 - 1:38pm
10 years ago
7 replies
Wendy Fischer

pricing on icons?

I am considering bids for icon design from different
design firms. I am wondering what would be considered
a reasonable price for icon design or a range to go

-Wendy Fischer

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