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Posted: April 23rd, 2009 | Author: | Filed under:, |

UX Movie Night, from the back of the room

Here are the videos that we watched:

And here’s a bonus list of movies that we didn’t get to:

Posted: October 17th, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: | Tags:, , , |

Leah Buley writes:

Part of the challenge for me is just putting pen on paper and having faith that something interesting will result, so I’ve found these kiddie coloring/instruction books give me enough structure to get me moving:

Posted: September 21st, 2007 | Author: | Filed under: |

At last night’s UX ChitChat event, one of the questions we discussed was how to support people interested in breaking into the field as a practitioner. We concluded with the observation that it might seem like a daunting challenge! UX covers a broad range of activities across design, business, and technology — so where to start? How to become expert in those topics? Is that even reasonable?

“They are able to explore insights from many different perspectives and recognize patterns of behavior that point to a universal human need. That’s what you’re after at this point — patterns that yield ideas.”

Last night, we also shared some thoughts on the qualities and characteristics of UX practitioners. In the course of conversation, we touched upon these two resources:

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