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The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained

The Esoteric Symbols Behind User Interfaces, Explained | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Power? Bluetooth? USB? Youve seen their symbols. Heres where they came from.
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This is good to know.  Should print this out.

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How Sony Is Getting Gamers To Design The Next Everquest For Them

How Sony Is Getting Gamers To Design The Next Everquest For Them | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Inspired by Second Life and Minecraft Sony is getting gamers to build the world of Everquest Next for them in a virtual sandbox.
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More and more the users are getting involved in design at earlier stages.

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Why Facebook's New Like Button Ditches The Thumbs Up

Why Facebook's New Like Button Ditches The Thumbs Up | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
In a bold redesign Facebooks iconic thumbs up has been all but deleted from its like button. We talk to the buttons designer to learn why.
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Keep telling you, there is a lot of thought and trial in a good design.

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Consumer Reports Slams Ford's Infotainment

Consumer Reports Slams Ford's Infotainment | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Ford ranked 63 percent worse than the average automaker in the Consumer Reports survey, which compares each brand to the overall industry average.
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5 Battery Saving Tips For Your Mobile Device - Edudemic

5 Battery Saving Tips For Your Mobile Device - Edudemic | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Can't get through the day without needing to charge your phone or tablet? Take a look at these helpful battery saving tips.

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How Google Taught Itself Good Design

How Google Taught Itself Good Design | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Long dominant in online search advertising and maps Google has shifted gears from utility to beauty--and is now more fearsome than ever.
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Good extensive look at how design has changed at Google.  

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MIT Researchers Unveil A New, Smarter Way To 3-D Print

MIT Researchers Unveil A New, Smarter Way To 3-D Print | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Rising designers and MIT alums Marcelo Coelho and Skylar Tibbits introduce Hyperform a way to print objects regardless of scale.
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An Oral History Of Apple Design: 1992

An Oral History Of Apple Design: 1992 | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
The greatest business story of this generation is a design tale.
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Interesting early history of laptops.  The timing was probably delayed until the power of the processors was increased.

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EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting | EDUCAUSE.edu

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For those who are interested in IT and Education.  

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Don't Be Scared If Your Surgeon Is Wearing Google Glass In The Operating Room

Don't Be Scared If Your Surgeon Is Wearing Google Glass In The Operating Room | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Google's head-mounted computers may not be on everyone's face yet. But in hospitals doctors are already seeing how they could change health care.
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More for interface interaction.  Have to watch this.  The medical field, some call informatics, has been quick to adopt new devices when they show their worth.

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At Pandora, Every Listener Is A Test Subject

At Pandora, Every Listener Is A Test Subject | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
In the eight years since Pandora launched its music recommendation technology has evolved into a tightly woven blend of human and machine intelligence...
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End Your Week On A High Note With These 5 Free Apps

End Your Week On A High Note With These 5 Free Apps | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
You don't have time to track down new free apps--so we've done it for you. Whether you need to hone your productivity or waste a few minutes during...
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8 Master Apple Developers--And They’re All Women

Last week we brought you iOS developers that changed the iTunes App Store with gorgeous interfaces and high-performance code. This week, were plunging...
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Good role models for young girls and reasons for learning to code.

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PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations

PowToon - Brings Awesomeness to your presentations | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
PowToon is a brand new presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping.

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Silvia Gallardo-Martin's curator insight, November 22, 2013 10:35 AM

This tool is just so easy and fun to use! 

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, December 13, 2013 7:15 AM

looks like fun 

Stephanie Anne Bales's curator insight, June 10, 2014 1:42 PM

Presentation Tool

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Why Smart Social Marketers Think Mobile First

Why Smart Social Marketers Think Mobile First | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it

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Manú Iñaki's curator insight, February 11, 2014 2:33 PM

Los usuarios de smartphones son importantes para la mercadotecnia

 

willdonovan's curator insight, February 27, 2014 7:42 AM

INFOGRAPHIC ALERT: The Social Case for Mobile 1st

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This info graphic created by Unified shows statistics of how social marketers target people on a mobile platform.

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Apple, It's Time To Nuke The iPhone's Red Battery Alert

Apple, It's Time To Nuke The iPhone's Red Battery Alert | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
We know when were running low on battery. Do we really need to go all DEFCON on our iPhones?
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From Huge, 3 Rules For Making Obamacare Exchange Sites Suck Less

From Huge, 3 Rules For Making Obamacare Exchange Sites Suck Less | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Americans recently got their first taste of what it's like to buy health care online through Obamacare. The UX left much to be desired. Here are three...
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Could probably use this for the entire term's course in usability and interaction.   

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Before & After | Design Talk | Before & After's creative director John McWade's conversations with subscribers

Before & After | Design Talk | Before & After's creative director John McWade's conversations with subscribers | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
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4 Big Trends Shaping The Future Of Design

4 Big Trends Shaping The Future Of Design | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Our Innovation by Design competition drew more than 1200 entries from big firms and tiny studios. The 54 finalists take on audacious challenges...
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To Preserve Digital Design, The Smithsonian Begins Collecting Apps

To Preserve Digital Design, The Smithsonian Begins Collecting Apps | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design has just added an iPad app to its collection. It could herald the future of museum...
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Interesting addition to the discussions on device usage and future trends.

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TrendWatch: The "M" Word | TED Blog

TrendWatch: The "M" Word | TED Blog | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
At the Stanford Media X Conference last week, Communications Professor Clifford Nass announced that he'd reveal (in six minutes) the most important trend affecting the future of media.
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Good reminders about the differences involved in designing for mobile.

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Why Yahoo and Apple Want Foursquare's Data

Why Yahoo and Apple Want Foursquare's Data | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Foursquare is often lauded for its powerful location data. But why is it seemingly so valuable to companies like Yahoo and Apple
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So where is that database that your app wants to connect with?

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Here’s what the immersive, 3D computer interface of the future will feel like

Here’s what the immersive, 3D computer interface of the future will feel like | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
We're at one of those inflection points in the history of technology.
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Glow, A Fertility App Conceived By A Former Slide Exec, Is Powered By Data Instead Of Assumptions

Glow, A Fertility App Conceived By A Former Slide Exec, Is Powered By Data Instead Of Assumptions | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it
Rather than tackling small problems like laundry Glow created by Google and PayPal veterans aims to help parents discover their fertility window and...
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Also is available and does not cost an arm and a leg.  

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Quip - Collaborative word processor for mobile

Quip - Collaborative word processor for mobile | Interface Usability and Interaction | Scoop.it

With Quip, you can make your edits right in the shared document, comment on a specific section, and even chat with the other authors directly while you're all making tweaks. Tracked changes show exactly how the draft has evolved.


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Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, August 12, 2013 7:52 PM

Seems like a cool collaborative tool!

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, August 13, 2013 2:08 AM

Useful for collaborative editing of the text...

Heiko Idensen's curator insight, September 21, 2013 1:22 AM

Quip läuft auf Desktop-Computern (PC und Mac), iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, und Android. Wo immer du auch bist, welches Gerät du auch benutzt - Quip ist dabei und funktioniert.

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