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Blog on the Microsoft Office user interface

Jensen Harries from the Microsoft users experience team has started a blog on the Office user interface.

" In this blog, I hope to write a lot about my thoughts about the ins and outs of defining and designing the user experience of Office. I'll be writing frequently about the future of Office but also sometimes the past. And there may be times I find it irresistible to delve into general user interface issues or even (gasp) software issues in general."

Links:

  • Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog

Henrik Olsen - September 26, 2005

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Idea generation methods

Martin Leith has published a list of all the idea generation methods he's encountered during the past 15 years. Each method is described and some have full instructions on how to use them to generate ideas.

Links:

  • The site All Know Idea Generation Methods

Henrik Olsen - September 19, 2005 - via Column Two

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Resource library by IxDG

The Interaction Design Group (IxDG) has started a resource library with annotated links to interaction design resources. IxDG members can comment on resources and contribute items to the library.

Links:

  • The IxDG Resource Library

Henrik Olsen - May 18, 2005

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Blog on eye-tracking research

Greg Edwards had dedicated a blog to eye-tracking analysis. He will publish interesting viewing data and rules-of-thumb from measuring what people read, look at, skip, and ignore on web pages.

Links:

  • The blog Eyetools Research Blog

Henrik Olsen - February 23, 2005

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UI Designer

"Your daily dose of information, ideas, research, opinions, and lessons learned about user interface design (UID), user centered design (UCD), usability testing & research, task analysis, card sorting, usability heuristics, information architecture (IA), web design, interactive design, graphical user interface (GUI), software design, web applications, user experience, and intranets."

Links:

  • The blog UI Designer

Henrik Olsen - September 20, 2004

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Articles, tools and resources by Dey Alexander

Dey Alexander is running a site with a wealth of useful information for interaction designer, information architects, usability experts, and the like. Besides his articles and presentations, you'll find a great collection of resources grouped by topic.

Links:

  • Dey Alexander's site

Henrik Olsen - August 15, 2004

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The Interaction Design Group (IxDG)

IxDG is an association that serves the needs of the international community of practitioners, teachers, and students of interaction design. Its mission is to evangelize and advance the profession and bring interaction designers together.

At www.ixdg.org you'll find news, jobs, tools, and resources for interaction designers. IxDG also hosts the IxD Discussion, a mailing list that provides an international forum for the discussion of interaction.

Links:

  • The IxDG web site

Henrik Olsen - August 14, 2004

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Elarningpost

Elarningpost is a nice digest of daily links to articles and news stories about e-learning and a lot of other subjects related to digital design, such as usability, interaction design, information architecture, and visual design. Besides that, elarningpost features their own articles and reports.

Elarningpost is managed by Maish R. Nichani. Worth a daily visit...

Links:

  • The site elearningpost

Henrik Olsen - September 02, 2003

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Weblog for Post-PC Interfaces

You might be interested in the weblog that I set up at nooface.net to discuss post-PC interfaces.

The goal of Nooface is to promote unconventional thinking about truly next-generation user interfaces that are designed for new types of users and computing devices, and go beyond the WIMP (Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointing Device) method that most current interfaces are based on.

Some of the topics discussed include visual user interfaces; web sensing and visualization; information appliance interfaces; user interface innovation; next generation I/O peripherals; search interfaces; alternative web architectures; gesture input; 3D browsers; virtual worlds; game interfaces; wearable computing; data visualization; command-line interfaces; and UI development
resources.

Check it out if you're interested!

Links:

  • Nooface - In Search of the Post-PC Interface

Tony Iams - April 23, 2003

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wiki's

WikiWikiWeb or what

the future of online collaboration?
the web as it was intended?
or anarchic chaos?

decide for yourself via some notable wiki's:

ward cunningham (http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WardCunningham)

iawiki - rather relevant

meatball wiki - on a mission to build "an intercommunity"

flash coders - focused community

Patterns Of Cooperative Interaction - "seeks to specifically address how similar findings from different ethnographic field studies of
work and technology can be extracted from those studies and compared and contrasted"

ben hyde - January 10, 2003

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