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February 25, 2007

Week 7

Assignments
Tuesday: Guest Speaker (RESCHEDULED) Introduction to New Assignment
Thursday: Work day

Readings
Web Style Guide
Chapter 5: Typography
Chapter 7: Web Graphics

Blog
Duluth city council is discussing limiting digital billboards. Should digital billboards be regulated?

Week 6

Assignments
Tuesday: Guest Lecture
Thursday: Learning CSS

Readings
Web Style Guide

Blog
What is a good font for web / interactive design?

February 20, 2007

Study User-Centered Design

Thong's Blog

February 13, 2007

Week 5

Assignments
Presentations of Usability Research
No class Thursday

Readings

Don't Make Me Think
by Steve Krug

Blog
Blog about a Kiosk you have found... What do you think about it? Pros and Cons?

Week 4

Assignments
Usability Research Project

Readings

Don't Make Me Think
by Steve Krug
Blog
none work on your usability project

The future of interactivity?

The future of interactivity?

Jeff Han (worked on the interface of the iPhone) had formed his own company called Perceptive Pixel to market large versions of his Multi Touch screen to companies.

Here's a new demo from Han on a much larger display. It appears they've created more user-interface methods for touch screen -- with menus and selection methods being demoed:

view video here

February 1, 2007

On News Sites and Doom

View Thong's blog and Topher's blog and then use your postmodern abilities of technological coupling to unify the two into a glorious report of glory. Glory.

Web sites+Online Games+Second Life

Thong's Blog

Week 3

Assignments
Web Study Due
New Assignment

Readings
Web Style Guide - Chapter 5

Blog
After seeing, possibly playing Second Life, what do you think of a virtual 3d Internet? Pros and Cons?