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Favourite TED talks

Here is my list of favourite TED talks on Designing Interactive Systems and how they fit into the chapters in the new edition oy my book of the same name! http://tinyurl.com/cuxqu2j Chapter 1 David Kelly http://www.ted.com/talks/david_kelley_how_to_build_your_creative_confidence.html Chapter 3 Yves Behar http://www.ted.com/talks/yves_behar_on_designing_objects_that_tell_stories.html Chapter 5 Don Norman and Tim Leberecht http://www.ted.com/talks/don_norman_on_design_and_emotion.html http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_leberecht_3_ways_to_usefully_lose_control_of_your_reputation.html Chapter 7 Charles Leadbetter http://www.ted.com/talks/charles_leadbeater_on_innovation.html Chapter [...]

Posted on: 05/04/13
by DavidBenyon
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Affective Computing – by Kristina Höök

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As Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Interaction Design moved from designing and evaluating work-oriented applications towards dealing with leisure-oriented applications, such as games, social computing, art, and tools for creativity, we have had to consider e.g. what constitutes an experience, how to deal with users’ emotions, and understanding aesthetic practices and experiences. Here I will provide [...]

Posted on: 31/01/12
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Are Design Patterns an Anti-pattern? – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

Are Design Patterns an Anti-pattern?  by Stephen Turbek In a world of limited resources, code beats pictures. Design patterns are generally considered a good thing, but do they actually help run a user experience group? As a user experience group manager and an observer (and sponsor) of design pattern exercises, I’ve come to have serious [...]

Posted on: 30/01/12
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Agile + UX: six strategies for more agile user experience (Austin Govella at Thinking and Making)

There’s a secret lie lurking behind agile methods. ‘Agile’ suggests fast. At Comcast, we’re using a scrum process that throws around terms like “team velocity”. And the agile literature does promise better, faster. It’s no wonder that when organizations hear this, all they hear is faster. Of course, the secret lie is that agile isn’t [...]

Posted on: 06/01/12
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Agile User Experience Projects (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)

Agile projects aren’t yet fully user-driven, but new research shows that developers are actually more bullish on key user experience issues than UX people themselves. Last year, we conducted a study of best practices in integrating usability methods with Agile development projects. Usually, it’s not worth studying the same problem again just a year later [...]

Posted on: 06/01/12
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How to Design a Mobile Responsive Website | UX Booth

To build a mobile site or not to build a mobile site; this is a question at the forefront of many a discussion. There is, however, another option: responsive web design. When, why, and how should you go about designing a responsive website? With mobile internet users set to surpass desktop internet users in the [...]

Posted on: 29/12/11
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Pioneering a User Experience (UX) Process – Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

Maybe you’ve recently been hired by a company who wants to “do usability.” It could be that you’re a UI designer, business analyst, or front end developer who’s been conducting impromptu hallway usability tests and you’ve started to think you might be on to something. Or perhaps you’re a product manager who’s realized that the [...]

Posted on: 16/12/11
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The UX of Learning | A List Apart

While many desk-shackled students may wish they were napping rather than enduring yet another monotonous lecture, learning is by no means confined within the classroom. In fact, we engage in focused learning activities every day. Think of the last time you ordered a book, booked a flight, or bought a car. How did you choose [...]

Posted on: 14/12/11
by Jimmy Keogh
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40+ Helpful Resources On User Interface Design Patterns – Smashing Magazine

If there is a commonly reoccurring need for a particular solution, there is a great probability that someone has – by now – solved that need and has finished the legwork involved in researching and constructing something that resolves it. At the very least, you will find documentation on general solutions to related problems that [...]

Posted on: 22/11/11
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A List Apart: Articles: Personality in Design

We are pleased to present an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Designing for Emotion by Aarron Walter (A Book Apart, 2011). —Ed. Our lasting relationships center around the unique qualities and perspectives we all possess. We call it personality. Through our personalities, we express the entire gamut of human emotion. Personality is the mysterious force [...]

Posted on: 17/11/11
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