developing super senses: tools to know your users

holy crap, it’s andy budd. holy crap, it’s mark trammell. usability testing and user research should be at the beginning, middle, and end of of a project. regularly scheduled user research sessions can start interweaving user research into the entire process. Presenters Mark Trammell (Digg) Juliette Melton (User Experience Mgr, Lumos Labs) Nate Bolt (Bolt|Peters) […]

core conversation:how not to be evil (even by accident)

I apparently am evil enough to need this session. There is an intersection between what is ethical to do and what makes good business sense. Let’s find out! Free speech, civil liberties, and privacy online. There is a mismatch between intellectual property law and terms of online use. Presenters Danny O’Brien – EFF Eva Galperin […]

journey to the center of design

jared spool is my cruise director. It’s time to retire the dogma of user-centered design. Instead, we should focus on informed design and build a reward system based on informed measurements: vision, feedback, and culture (three core UX attributes). Presenter Jared freakin’ Spool, UIE Date Sunday, March 15 Sites UIE brain sparks putting a ring […]

try making yourself more interesting

Does this matter? If this product/site went away, would you care? Would your users care? Keep yourself interesting by experimenting without boundaries while planning your commitment. Presenters Brian Oberkirch, small good thing DL Byron, textura design Amit Gupta, photojojo Kristina Halvorson, Brain Traffic Lane Becker, Get Satisfaction / Adaptive Path Date Friday, March 13 Site […]