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A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design
Hands do two things. They are two utterly amazing things, and you rely on them every moment of the day, and most Future Interaction Concepts completely ignore both of them. Hands feel things, and hands manipulate things.
forsnd  design  interaction  touch  prediction  ui  ux 
november 2011 by tysone
Subtraction.com: Explanations Worth Reading
if an interface has to be explained, then it’s probably broken.
khoi_vinh  ui  interaction  design  from delicious
february 2011 by tysone
A people pattern - Bobulate
"We’re often in a position of asking strangers for things: speaking at our events, advice, customer support, exchange of services, lunch, counsel — the list is long. And the simple fact is: people want to be helpful. But they also demand value in return; some are extraordinarily pressed for time, others quite the opposite. But all want two simple things: to be listened to and to receive value."
etiquette  interaction  communication 
november 2009 by tysone
A Tangible Times API - First Look Blog - NYTimes.com
In the Interface Design department of the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, a group of students recently found a way to use the Times Article Search API with a Reactable. They call their app "Infractor," but you could also call it "Mind-Blower."
nytapi  nytimes  ui  art  interaction  multitouch 
november 2009 by tysone
Managing UI Complexity | Brandon Walkin
Interface complexity is an issue every designer wrestles with when designing a reasonably sophisticated application. A complex interface can reduce user effectiveness, increase the learning curve of the application, and cause users to feel intimidated and overwhelmed.
ui  design  interface  interaction  usability 
september 2009 by tysone
News Web site user interfaces | Megan Taylor: Web Journalist
I don’t think this is about user interface. I think it’s about user interaction. We should be finding are ways to enable the kinds of interactions you’re talking about — and i don’t think that’s accomplished by ripping up our home page (or global posts) and relaunching as TimesBook or something like that.
design  nytimes  nytint  interaction  pilhofer 
march 2009 by tysone
Requested Reading Recommendations — School of Visual Arts — MFA in Interaction Design
These could be landmark texts, underdogs, or critical reads, or stepping stones to other fields. The following is what resulted from our request, comprising in part: a sneak preview of what will be assigned in courses; what some consider to be cornerstone interaction design texts; and what some consider important connections to other fields.
webdesign  design  usability  interaction  toread  books  list 
february 2009 by tysone
Derek Powazek - What’s Your Suggestion?
"It’s fine to list all the ways an idea is bad. But you have to immediately follow it with a suggestion."
strategy  culture  process  interaction  designer  team  critique 
january 2009 by tysone
the explicit: notes and advice to someone just like me.
Ze Frank has started a blog of notes and advice about fostering online participation.
culture  interaction  community  participation  zefrank 
january 2009 by tysone
Rands In Repose: A Signature Cadence
You have a complex set of analytical mental muscles that help you make critical snap emotional judgments. Whether it’s a mail, a website, or a person, your brain can instantly look at 12 imperceptible aspects of a thing to determine how you should feel. Truth, love, or lies, human has a signature cadence.
ui  usability  web2.0  culture  interaction 
december 2008 by tysone
Why Apple is great at interfaces when others are not
"It is not just enough to make using something easy. Fun matters ... Absence of pain isn't the same as pleasure."
amen  apple  ui  design  interaction 
december 2008 by tysone

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