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From Human Interface to UX
At Apple® Computer in the early ’90s, I worked in what was then called human interface design. When Don Norman came to Apple, in 1993, as Vice President of Research and head of the Advanced Technology Group (ATG), he brought with him the new term user experience design. Shortly after joining Apple, he spoke to employees about user experience design. I wish I could remember his words, but I do recall coming away from his talk a convert to the idea of user experience design. What he said resonated with me. Read More
Our goal at UXmatters is to produce a Web magazine that meets the information needs of UX professionals worldwide. Therefore, on the third anniversary of our launch in 2005, we’re conducting our annual reader survey to give you an opportunity to tell us how we’re doing. Please take the 2008 UXmatters Reader Survey to let us know what kinds of articles you’d like to see on UXmatters, help shape the future of UXmatters, and give us the opportunity to learn more about our readers. What we learn will help UXmatters to better serve the needs of the UX community. Read More
This month, we’re celebrating the sixth anniversary of UXmatters. Since we launched UXmatters in November 2005, we’ve published 509 articles on a broad variety of topics, including columns, interviews, and reviews of books, conferences, and products for UX professionals. Our 137 authors hail from countries all around the world and include 28 columnists whose frequent contributions to UXmatters have consistently offered great value to the UX community. And the community of UX professionals who read UXmatters continues to grow. Over the past year, 505,900 people have read articles on UXmatters, for a grand total of 1,154,701 pageviews.Read More