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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."


  • Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog

Henrik Olsen - September 26, 2005

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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.


  • 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.


  • 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."


  • The blog UI Designer

Henrik Olsen - September 20, 2004

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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...


  • 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 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

Check it out if you're interested!


  • Nooface - In Search of the Post-PC Interface

Tony Iams - April 23, 2003

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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.


  • Results from the survey

Henrik Olsen - December 10, 2002

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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]


  • HyDeSign
  • Matt[IC]

ben hyde - September 30, 2002

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iaslash is a news site for information architects and the like. The site is maintained by Michael Angeles (alias jibbajabba) and is combined by a number of personal weblogs.


  • The site iaslash

Henrik Olsen - July 28, 2002

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xBlog has a an enormous amount of links to interesting stuff for everyone designing for the Internet. Try out some of the categories below.


  • Interaction design
  • Information architecture
  • Usability
  • Interface design

Henrik Olsen - May 01, 2002

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