A Group. About Usability. In Bristol.
Multi-touch interaction - what is it good for besides zooming? Exciting opportunities for data visualisation and exploration, collaboration using multiple control points, the iPhone is just scratching the surface (but is still very cool)...
Mince pies and festive things - and how 'accessible' PDFs ARE useful
Clara Lemon (Futurelab) lead a discussion on Interactions of Tomorrow. Gestural interaction, table tob embedded computing, social interaction, multi-touch and even pen top computing
Social at the Watershed
Joe Leech (cxpartners) + Praminda (UWE) lead a discussion of ethics in usability.
Stuart Church (Pure Usability) & Dave Ellender (cxpartners) lead a discussion on selling usabiilty.
We interactively tested Nintendo WII. Ouch!
We discussed our favourite information sources, including:
Stuart Church led a review of practitioner tools Axure and Morae.
The topic was the Agile development process combined with UCD methods, and how this can work. Chris, presented on how to work with Agile and introduce people to it who are new to it to open up a discussion about how to work with in integrating UCD approachs.
The topic was video viewing and discussion of "Usable technology for Older People: Inclusive and Appropriate" (35mins)(DVD). The Utopia project is led by Alan Newell from Dundee University.
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