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2014-06-26 09:46:06    

https://developers.google.com/cardboard/

Virtual reality has made exciting progress over the past...

The result is Cardboard, a no-frills enclosure that tran ...

By making it easy and inexpensive to experiment with VR, ...

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2016-01-01 11:46:29    

https://medium.com/...gs-that-aren-t-certain-2fa54aa9340#...

The first reaction of many people to uncertain math is t... techniques as for certain math. They would either imagin... an exact mean, or take ‘worst case’ and ‘best case...

This is why I’ve made Guesstimate, a spreadsheet that⠮..

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2006-01-08 19:56:43     Visual and Auditory Illusions

http://www.cs.ubc.ca/nest/imager/contr.../Illusions.html#...

The illusions selected for this collection generally sha...
properties. First, they illustrate phenomena that h ...
implications for the study and practice of Computer ...
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Second, they have ...
...

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2012-11-07 09:17:44     'Pinch' connects multiple smartphones and tablets together to make a display | The Verge

http://www.theverge.com/...onized-display-link-interface-app

Not content with synchronizing your phones to make one g... Researchers at the Tokyo University of Technology have d... an interface that lets you connect multiple devices toge... giant disjointed display. Although the technology behind... remains a m

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2006-10-01 19:26:20     3-Lib, Your resource for all things Psion and Symbian. Features, software, stats and tutorials.

http://3lib.ukonline.co.uk/historyofpsion2.htm

One thing several people have asked for in recent months... roundup of all Psion pocket computers and software, past... I did this in Palmtop magazine (issue 20, backissues sti... republished here in fairly gory detail, covering even Da... beginnings

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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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2011-11-09 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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2011-11-16 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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2006-01-07 09:29:36     A List Apart: Topics: User Science

http://www.alistapart.com/topics/userscience

What does a user want? Designing for needs. Putting the ... web content accessible to more people and more kinds of ... Designing and testing usable interfaces. Use-case models... Scenario development, wireframes. Usability testing on t... the not so

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2013-01-04 17:14:22     A Passenger Airplane Basically Flew Upside Down Because of a Dumb Pilot (Updated)

http://gizmodo.com/...ew-upside-down-because-of-a-dumb-pilot

A Passenger Airplane Basically Flew Upside Down Because ... (Updated)Update: Thanks to Gizmodo reader, Randy, we hav... on how this happened. As you can see in that picture, th... the cockpit door lock switch are no more than 10cm apart... door (the s

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2013-02-09 09:27:30     About | Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People

http://darkpatterns.org/vision/

DarkPatterns.org was set up by Harry Brignull. Dark Patt... interfaces that are intended to trick people. The purpos... to spread awareness, and to name and shame sites that us...

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2006-05-10 13:11:33     Amazon.co.uk: Mobile Interaction Design: Books

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/t.../203-4066406-4773558

Mobile Interaction Design
Matt Jones, Gary Marsden
Mobile Interaction Design

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2008-02-16 09:30:39     Amazon.co.uk: Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage Through Collaborative Innovation Networks: Books: Peter A. Gloor

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Swarm-Creativity-Compe.../0195304128

Swarm Creativity introduces a powerful new concept-Colla... Networks, or COINs. Its aim is to make the concept of CO... among business managers as any methodology to enhance qu... competitive advantage. The difference though is that COI...
Through rea

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2007-01-04 15:22:31     Ambient Signifiers - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/ambient_signifi

Web users are already being exposed to emerging rudiment... of ambient signifiers. For example, if you visit a secur... Firefox, you will see the location field in the navigati... yellow. In another case, the BBC’s 2002 redesign of it... website int

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2014-02-19 07:51:20     Analysis of the CHI research community’s knowledge map - Community Imaging Group

http://comag.oulu.fi/...i-research-communitys-knowledge-map/

Based on the results, we argued that:
As it stands, the only tradition in HCI is that of h ...
The accumulated knowledge in HCI is almost exclusive ...
By nature, HCI research is like nomads chasing water ...
Therefore, current HCI researc

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2014-05-03 19:02:40     Analysis of the CHI research community’s knowledge map - Community Imaging Group

http://comag.oulu.fi/...i-research-communitys-knowledge-map/

Based on the results, we argued that:
As it stands, the only tradition in HCI is that of h ...
The accumulated knowledge in HCI is almost exclusive ...
By nature, HCI research is like nomads chasing water ...
Therefore, current HCI researc

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2010-04-30 17:59:32     AskTog: A Quiz Designed to Give You Fitts

http://www.asktog.com/columns/022DesignedToGiveFitts.html

Question 7
Name at least one advantage circular popup menus h ...
With the options displayed around you in a circle, you n ...

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2006-01-08 19:44:47     Auditory Illusions

http://www.brl.ntt.co.jp/IllusionForum/basic.../index-e.html

What you hear is NOT what you receive.

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2010-03-23 10:41:11     Augmented reality: it's like real life, but better | Technology | The Observer

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...nted-reality-iphone-advertising

Augmented reality: it's like real life, but better
Charles Arthur investigates how the ways in which we wat ...
* Digg it
* Buzz up
... a video or sound clip. Or pretty much anything you want.

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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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2007-05-22 15:33:28     » Designing for Appropriation

http://dream.sims.berkeley.edu/~dperkel/wordpress/?p=17

If anyone has seen a teenager’s MySpace page, you may ... a particular “aesthetic” that comes partially as the... customizing pages by cutting and pasting HTML and CSS co... profile-editing forms. It’s not clear to me if this wa... the MySpace

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2007-02-21 15:28:54     » Geert Hofstede cultural dimensions - Cross Cultural Communication

http://www.clearlycultural.com/...stede-cultural-dimensions/

Geert Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions
National cultures can be described according to the anal ...
If you follow the links below you will find a map of the ...
• Power Distance
... • Long-Term Orientation

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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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2012-07-13 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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2013-03-09 16:44:50     BBC News - Star Trek 'holodeck' in the living room?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21706180

With "immersive media" taking content well beyond the TV... technology is attempting to move virtual reality towards... closer to real life.
Whether it be a cave, an igloo or a theatre, virtual rea ...
Full 360-degree screens are now capable of taking a

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2010-05-14 14:09:38     BBC News - The distraction society

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8603346.stm

Waiting for the next e-mail or internet "hit" means we a...
I put down my pen, opened my laptop to write this, and i ...
Then my smartphone rang - it had the e-mails too. Withou ...
I automatically replied to my colleague, and clicked on ...
... tion, b

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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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2013-08-30 08:38:40     BBC News - Virtual reality: Lessons from the past for Oculus Rift

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23877695

with excitement building for the release of a new VR hel... Rift - it is worth asking what went wrong the first time... lessons be learned?

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2006-02-08 18:10:33     BBC NEWS | Politics | MPs hit streets for wireless net

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4690408.stm

MPs hit streets for wireless net
Westminster
Parliament lacks wi-fi access points
The lack of wireless internet access within the Houses o ...
The Commons administration committee says tight security ...

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2007-11-10 15:09:27     BBC NEWS | Programmes | Analysis | With Friends Like These

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/analysis/7081638.stm

With Friends Like These
webpage from facebook site
Are we revealing too much information about ourselves?
BBC Radio 4's Analysis: With Friends Like These will be ...
... c and searchable, and will be around, perhaps, for ever.

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