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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 Open link in new window

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...

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  • The site elearningpost Open link in new window

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!

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  • Nooface - In Search of the Post-PC Interface Open link in new window

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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The SAP Design Guild

The company SAP is a provider of business software, which has moved into the internet age. On their subsidiary site, "The SAP Design Guild", they give full access to a rich source of interface design information primary target at their partners developing products in the SAP environment. The site represents some of the most comprehensive resources about user-centred design of complex web-based applications. On the site SAP offer their design resources, such as style guides, methods and insight on how a user-centred development should be carried out from initial analysis to usability testing. It provides lots of inspiration for interaction designers facing the challenge of creating web applications.

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  • The SAP Design Guild Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - December 16, 2002

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Survey on how folks keep up with information architecture

ACIA ran a survey in 2001 to learn about which information resources and events information architects use to keep up with field. The research included magazines, journals and newsletters, discussion lists, web sites, books, conferences, meetings, and a rating of which of these resources are considered most useful. Though the survey is more than a year old, there are lots of references to useful stuff.

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  • Results from the survey Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - December 10, 2002

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new thinking

Gerry McGovern, author of Content Critical and The Web Content Style Guide, writes an interesting regular newsletter about web content; intranets, communication, classification, and recently about pace ( s l o w d o w n ) and read New Thinking. His latest article is entitled: Thinking should come before communication. Also check out the back issues of his content critical forum. And he writes for clickz.

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  • New Thinking Newsletter Open link in new window
  • Content Critical excerpt: Part 1 Open link in new window
  • Gerry's ClickZ Articles Open link in new window
  • Content Critical Forum Open link in new window

ben hyde - December 09, 2002

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Breaking usability news

Want braking news about web usability? Try Google News. The link below does a search returning usability related news from 4,000 news sources.

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  • Breaking usability news from Google Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - October 25, 2002

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HyDeSign

I have noticed that some of my postings here have made it further afield *blush* - though often without a link back to guuui for some reason :( So I thought I'd point to my own fairly erratic and pretty eclectic web log. I try to maintain a focus on stuff which relates (to a >or< extent) to hyper-related-design. The name is also a sort of signature (or sign). Oh yeah - better give credit where it's due - many of my links come via Matt[IC]

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  • HyDeSign Open link in new window
  • Matt[IC] Open link in new window

ben hyde - September 30, 2002

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e-bulletins

Various organisations send out e-bulletins. Here are four ;-) that I find consistently useful. They are from: Human Factors International User Interface Engineering Good Experience and Mantex (which covers the following topics: Writing, Typography, eLearning, Design, Literature, Research, Free stuff, Web design and eCommerce and has very good book reviews in subject area groupings.)

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  • hfi UI Design Update Open link in new window
  • UIEtips Open link in new window
  • goodexperience update Open link in new window
  • mantex newsletter Open link in new window

ben hyde - August 29, 2002

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