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2012-07-20 22:00:43     New Design Practices for Touch-free Interactions | UX Magazine

http://uxmag.com/...ractices-for-touch-free-interactions?...

Touch interaction has become practically ubiquitous in d... and that has changed users' expectations and the way UX ... about human–computer interaction (HCI). Now, touch-fre... Natural Language Interaction (NLI) are bleeding into the... mainstream

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2012-07-19 11:23:16     Cognitive walk-through - British Airways Business Life. Business advice and inspiration, insider tips from the world’s top CEOs, analysts and entrepreneurs.

http://www.babusinesslife.com/...Cognitive-walk-through.html

Problems of human-computer interaction become crucial wh... question is a potential purchaser trying to engage with ... an internet shopping site. These days customer interface...
Walk-through first referred to a physical tour of a faci ...
Its key asp

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2012-07-16 11:48:06     Put the human back into engineering | Aging In Place Technology Watch

http://www.ageinplacetech.com/.../put-human-back-engineering

The product user interface of today can madden the senio... am looking at the console of a Volvo right now. Mulling ... SOURCE/Push Scan knob -- turn it to switch from FM to AM... the channels, PUSH again to stop scanning. This is an e...
Why must we

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2012-07-13 22:17:45     BBC News - Smartphone to help blind people goes on sale

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18818279

A smartphone designed for blind people has been launched.
Georgie, as the device is known, has a voice-assisted to ...
The phone was designed by blind husband-and-wife team Ro ...
It was named after Mrs Wilson-Hinds' first guide dog.

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2012-05-15 09:35:39     BBC News - The robot that reads your mind to train itself

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-11457127

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2012-04-15 17:45:27     BBC News - Dual-focus contact lens prototypes ordered by Pentagon

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17692256

The Pentagon has put in an order for prototype contact l... users a much wider field of vision.
The lenses are designed to be paired with compact heads ...
Much bulkier HUDs are already deployed by the US Army an ...

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2012-04-11 14:46:27     Designers Don’t Like UCD - Hidden Gems

http://myddelton.co.uk/post/20896.../designer-centred-design

if user-centred design principles are missing from proje... because designers don’t want them there in the first place

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2011-11-16 11:31:08     A List Apart: Articles: Dark Patterns: Deception vs. Honesty in UI Design

http://www.alistapart.com/...ption-vs.-honesty-in-ui-design/

We might not like to admit it but deception is deeply en...
To fill the gap, darkpatterns.org was created in August ...
If we put aside our moral quibbles let’s put ourselves ...
Let’s continue a while as evil web designers: perhaps ...
... ominent

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2011-11-09 16:09:00     A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design

http://worrydream.com/...RantOnTheFutureOfInteractionDesign/

So, here's a Vision Of The Future that's popular right now.
It's a lot of this sort of thing.
As it happens, designing Future Interfaces For The Futur ...
My problem is the opposite, really — this vision, from ...
... or anything. I just hope to suggest

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2011-08-23 11:00:36     Tweet-a-Prisoner: Social Media and Prisoners « Clare Hooper's Blog

http://clarehooper.wordpress.com/...ial-media-and-prisoners/

A friend of mine called Mark Alexander is in prison, wro...
He’s been in prison for quite some months (good lord, ...
(Andy and I have been discussing related issues of laten ...
Email A Prisoner is a nice service, and has been complem ...
So I was ab

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2011-07-26 14:39:12     Skinput: Appropriating the Skin as an Interactive Canvas | August 2011 | Communications of the ACM

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2011/8/114948-skinput/abstract

Skinput is a technology that appropriates the skin as an... analyzing mechanical vibrations that propagate through t... Specifically, we resolve the location of finger taps on ... using a novel sensor array worn as an armband.

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2011-07-25 22:41:56     ‪Pass-Them-Around: Collaborative Use of Mobile Phones for Photo Sharing (CHI 2011)‬‏ - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Omx50UD_J0o&feature=share

Pass-Them-Around is a phone-based application that allow... collocated people to share photos using the metaphor of ... photos around. The prototype encourages people to share ... use them interchangeably while discussing photos face-to... prototype s

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2011-07-24 20:11:49     What Apple Has That Google Doesn’t - An Auteur - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...t-google-doesnt-an-auteur.html?...

Two years ago, the technology blogger John Gruber presen... Auteur Theory of Design,” at the Macworld Expo. Mr. Gr...
The auteur, a film director who both has a distinctive v ...
“The quality of any collaborative creative endeavor te ...
Two years a

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2011-06-13 11:58:05     WAI-ARIA Overview

http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria.php

WAI-ARIA, the Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suit... make Web content and Web applications more accessible to... disabilities. It especially helps with dynamic content a... interface controls developed with Ajax, HTML, JavaScript... technologie

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2011-05-13 15:22:09     30 excellent free ux tools «

http://usabilitygal.wordpress.com/...xcellent-free-ux-tools/

30 excellent free ux tools
Posted: February 28, 2011 | Author: usabilitygal | Filed ...
uxforthemasses.com have created a great list of 25 free ...
Prototyping tools
... Total validator

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2011-04-05 08:16:47     IBM Research | | arun_kumar | WWTW - The World Wide Telecom Web (a.k.a. The Spoken Web)

http://domino.research.ibm.com/comm/.../arun_kumar.wwtw.html

WWTW - The World Wide Telecom Web (a.k.a. The Spoken Web)
The World Wide Telecom Web (also referred to as The Spok ...
The World Wide Telecom Web
Past and Present Collaborators:
... Related Publications are available here

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2011-02-14 14:13:30     www.2-sight.com

http://www.2-sight.com/

The device consists of a tiny camera and transmitter mou... an implanted receiver, and an electrode-studded array th... the retina with a microtack the width of a human hair. A...
The camera on the glasses captures an image and sends th ...
Second Sigh

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2010-12-04 08:51:16     Video - Artist has camera implanted on head - The Sydney Morning Herald

http://media.smh.com.au/...ra-implanted-on-head-2079367.html

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2010-11-27 14:55:13     Microsoft develops shape-shifting touchscreen - tech - 26 November 2010 - New Scientist

http://www.newscientist.com/...hapeshifting-touchscreen.html

Microsoft this week filed a patent application covering ... construct a "tactile" touchscreen – a display that use... to convince users they are actually touching the ridges,... of a displayed image.
Whereas previous screens produced only an illusion

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2010-11-15 09:00:28     YouTube - 3D Video Capture with Kinect

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QrnwoO1-8A&feature=youtu.be

By combining the color and the depth image captured by t... Kinect, one can project the color image back out into sp... "holographic" representation of the persons or objects t...
No project page yet, but it will go up on my regular web ...
Based on th

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2010-11-04 09:31:16     Design Without Designers - Core77

http://www.core77.com/.../design_without_designers_17587.asp

Consider Google. In a well-publicized move, a senior des... recently quit, stating that Google had no interest in or... design. Google, it seems, relies primarily upon test res... skill or judgment. Want to know whether a design is effe... Google can

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2010-11-04 09:16:47     Dawn of a New Day « Ray Ozzie

http://ozzie.net/docs/dawn-of-a-new-day/

Imagining A “Post-PC” World

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2010-11-04 08:29:37     The Bionic Eye That Helps The Blind See Again | Gadgets And Gizmos

http://www.gadgetsandgizmos.org/...elps-the-blind-see-again/

A bionic eye implant has been shown to give blind men an...
The technology is quite incredible. A three millimetre s ...
However, as impressive as the technology is, the impact ...
The results have been tagged as astonishing by eye surge ...
... suffere

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2010-11-03 11:42:56     Expedia on how one extra data field can cost $12m | Sales & Marketing | silicon.com

http://www.silicon.com/...-data-field-can-cost-12m-39746554/

By Nick Heath, 1 November 2010 16:15
NEWS
Online travel firm Expedia has found that data analytics ...
Facebook
... e that what we are doing is worth something?'," he said.

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2010-11-03 11:41:34     What is Amazon's approach to product development and product management? - Quora

http://www.quora.com/...t-development-and-product-management

There is an approach called "working backwards" that is ... Amazon. We try to work backwards from the customer, rath... with an idea for a product and trying to bolt customers ...
For new initiatives a product manager typically starts b ...
If the bene

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2010-10-08 16:34:55     Popular Science Feature - Chessboard Optical Illusion

http://www.popularscience.co.uk/features/feat16.htm

Shadows are the topic of a book recently reviewed on the... website (The Shadow Club by Roberto Casati) - it's nothi... book, but here's a stunning optical illusion featuring s...
This optical illusion is reproduced with the permission ...
This is sim

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2010-09-16 09:07:18     The Future of Internet Search - Project Syndicate

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/dyson23/English

This all happened a couple of years ago – just before ... search entirely and handed that part of its business ove... Also around that time, Bill Gates uttered one of the sma... has ever said: “The future of search is verbs.” But ...
To me, the

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2010-08-18 18:14:33     Crazy Egg - build heatmaps and track clicks

http://www.crazyegg.com/

Heatmap View
"Wow! Just wow. Crazy Egg will absolutely blow you away."
Visualize your website's analytics
Crazy Egg lets you visualize every click your visitors m ...
Start creating heatmaps for your website. Sign-up takes ...

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2010-08-04 08:06:29     Wherein Japan Stuffs a GPS System Into a Pair of Eyeglasses - Techland - TIME.com

http://techland.com/...gps-system-into-a-pair-of-eyeglasses/

The Nakajima Laboratory at the University of Electro-Com... Japan has developed a prototype pair of GPS-enabled glas... lights built into the frame to keep you moving in the ri...
The glasses house a microcomputer used to input your fin ...

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2010-08-02 23:56:03     Technology Review: Blogs: Mims's Bits: Adding Temperature to Human-Computer Interaction

http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/post.aspx?...

An experimental new game controller adds the sensation o...
Touch interfaces and haptic feedback are already a part ...
Based on the Peltier effect, these solid-state devices a ...
In this configuration, just announced at the 2010 SIGGRA ...
... list t

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