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19 Nov 2003 - 9:55am
Josh Seiden

FW: 2AD: The Second International Conference on Appliance Design, May11-13 2004, HP Labs Bristol UK

Interesting conference.

Did anyone on the list attend the first event?

19 Nov 2003 - 8:29am
10 years ago
3 replies
Narey, Kevin

Design Council description of ID (Round II)

Thanks to Danny Bluestone for pointing it out, but the link didn't work,
probably as a result of the link auto wrapping in a plain text email. Now
sent as an HTML email instead which will hopefully make this email more

If you only receive plain text and the link does wrap, then copy the first
line of the link and paste it into the address bar of your browser, then
copy the second line of the link and paste it into the address bar,
appending the second to the end of the first to make one long URL.

18 Nov 2003 - 4:48am
Narey, Kevin

Design Council description of ID


The Design Council (UK) are a generally well respected design organisation
and through Nico McDonald have provided an excellent description of what
Interaction Design actually is.

17 Nov 2003 - 6:48pm
10 years ago
3 replies
Challis Hodge

New Uber Design Org

What do folks think of this?

Aren't there more than two design disciplines?


17 Nov 2003 - 12:07pm
Bennett, Louise

To hide or not to hide - resolution

Hi everyone

Thanks for all of the notes and suggestions. Its great to be able to put these questions out there and get such thoughtful responses! I thought I'd let you know the outcome of this one.

We're at the stage now where final decisions are being made on how to proceed with this, and we're going to go with a fairly informative and interactive approach. We'll have information about the advanced product available via splash screens during the standard installation process, and we'll have a link to upgrade information and purchase procedure (via a HTML page) under the help menu.

14 Nov 2003 - 3:30pm
Josh Seiden

How to save accessibility from itself

A call to action that might interest some of you.


Joshua Seiden

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13 Nov 2003 - 7:48pm
10 years ago
2 replies
Josh Seiden

The Long Now seminar series

This organization is doing some profound and profoundly
moving thinking about time, civilization, technology,
and our shared future.

There are perhaps interaction design challenges here,
but I thought many on this list would be interested in
this in a more general sense. (And, since I just posted
a Boston-based event, this one is for the westies out

You have perhaps heard of the 10,000 year clock
project, an attempt to build a clock that will run for
10,000 years.

In some ways, the problem is a classic design and
engineering problem.

13 Nov 2003 - 6:01pm
Josh Seiden

FW: [usability-pr] Boston PR Event

Thought you all might be interested in this post from
another list...

Usability-pr is a low traffic list with some goals that
overlap with those of this list.


-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Brown [mailto:tony at]
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 2:34 PM
To: usability-pr at
Subject: [usability-pr] Boston PR Event

Hi All,

Hope your human factors and usabi

13 Nov 2003 - 4:55pm
Dave Malouf

RIA e-mail list (was RE: task flow pattern question)

<self promotion>
I run a small and currently not to active list dedicated to RIAs (rich
internet applications; ala macromedia).
Based on the examples mentioned below and the iHotelier stuff people spoke
about before, I would like to encourage people who are particularly
interested in the RIA stuff to join my list and talk about it there from not
only the ID perspectives, but the other elements that surround RIAs.

You can go to to learn more.

Say Hi when you subscribe.

13 Nov 2003 - 4:41pm
10 years ago
2 replies
Christian Simon

RE: Survey result interpretation

Reading some of these discussions I am so excited, I feel like starting my
own group at my local ACM chapter. I've enjoyed reading these discussions
and I participate when I feel that I can contribute. If you haven't read
much from me its just because I have not had much to say, but I appreciate
every post.

The posting regarding the Flash one screen hotel reservation deign was
particularly interesting to me. I've been researching for examples of simple
interaction schemes and this provides me with additional examples that are
difficult to find.

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