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Why We Should Define UXD

Why We Should Define UXD

The San Francisco division of the IxDA recently held a "redo" of the recent Interaction 09 Conference in Vancover. The slide that left me most moved was the one below:This slide opened my eyes to how vital it is that we define user experience. After all if we do not define what we do then we risk no ...
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Heat Mapping

Heat Mapping

Feng-GUI - a neat little app that will show you with a heat map how users are viewing and using your site. ...
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Thinking about the Future

Thinking about the Future

The more I think about my project the more I think it's about data visualization and social networking based around solving a small part of the knowledge management/tacit knowledge problem in organizations.However, how does this play into my considerations for the Thailand project?My IA teacher said ...
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Edward Tufte – Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Edward Tufte – Visual Display of Quantitative Information

"...Of all methods for analyzing and communicating statistical information, well designed data graphics are usually the simplest and at the same time the most powerful..."Graphical displays should: - Show the data - Induce the viewer to think about the substance rather than about methadology, graphi ...
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Balancing Information and Design

Balancing Information and Design

An old journal entry dated Oct 2001... Can't believe I was thinking about this for that long.Balancing Design and Information: Why did you choose this topic?I chose it because striking a balance between information and graphic design is a daily tug-of-war for me.:This is so true!Somewhere along the ...
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Interaction Design, CRM, & Metrics

Interaction Design, CRM, & Metrics

On Typologies of Situated Interaction (McCullough)"Design that recognizes how these activities occur 'habitually and in a state of distraction' has a better chance toward usability, assimilation, and getting out the way."McCullough argues that we need a "more human centered approach to physical comp ...
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