Sara’s weekly UX round-up
Spring is finally here, and UX news is back. Here are my weekly picks for you to enjoy.
Foolproof blog – Some great tips to develop your skills in User experience
A few hints and tips from some latest recruits over at Foolproof, covering the importance of a portfolio and the different ways to ‘think’ as a UX consultant.
As the market evolves, the prominence of creating personas is stronger than ever
A fitting article on the use of personas in the market place, contemplating the transition from when customers needs and desires were solely based on demographics – to a market now where consumers are demanding a lot more form companies; products and services are catered to fit consumers desires...
Kinected conference –integrated infographics in real time/ augmented video images
Some bright sparks at MIT Media lab in Boston, have revised a new way to carry out the typical conference call, combining contextual bubbles, to give real time information about the speaker, plus dynamically changing the depth of field to show the speaker in sharp focus. Interesting stuff.
Expand shortened links with little effort
Netted by the Webbys give a nice insight and tip into the world of shortened links, next time you’re tweeting and clicking on the unknown, check out LinkPeelr and LongUrl to save your beloved laptop getting any nasty viruses.
Events not to miss!
Dinner with Louis Rosenfeld, only a handful of tickets to have dinner with Louis Rosenfeld left. Book asap if you want one of the last few..
UX London is only round the corner... check out the programme here http://bit.ly/cpWqxt
And for those sat at their desks daydreaming about the summer, why not combine work and play?
http://bit.ly/eeDD0c - UX Lisbon
- @gerossini deep.
9:47, 24 May
- @gerossini Want to know the best #UX #events to attend in 2013? Then check out Giorgia's round up here: http://t.co/fnWm9If21A
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