Archive for the 'Web 2.0' topic

Podcast: David Malouf on “What is Rich? Why Do Rich?” from UI11

BSAL #7: UI11 Presentation: What is Rich? Why Do Rich? by David Malouf

In this presentation, David Malouf moves beyond the usual story of patterns, code, and tips and tricks, and talk more about aesthetics, experience design, brand, and total environmental context of use. He layers those elements over a discussion around trying to define “richness” in the context of general application design and then try to apply it to a continuum of various types of computer and network based solutions.

Podcast: Designing Powerful and Interactive Web Applications, an interview with David Malouf and Bill Scott

BSAL #6: Designing Powerful and Interactive Web Applications, an interview with David Malouf and Bill Scott

In this interview, UIE’s Joshua Porter and Jared Spool talk with David Malouf, Senior User Experience Designer at Symbol Technologies, and Bill Scott, Ajax Evangelist and Design Manager for Yahoo’s recently released Design Pattern Library. They discuss Rich Internet Application development, Ajax, and other important issues surrounding the creation of sophisticated web apps.

UIEtips Article: Web 2.0: The Power Behind the Hype

UIEtips 11/30/06: Web 2.0: The Power Behind the Hype

In this week’s UIEtips, we’re re-printing an article Jared Spool wrote last year, where he discusses the power of API’s, RSS, Folksonomies, and Social Networking.

SpoolCast #2 Transcript Available

The transcript for SpoolCast #2: Facebook Becomes Anti-Social is now available.

Birth of a New Specialty: Social Networking Design

Social networking not going away soon. And more importantly, there will be increasing demand for designers who have experience with this. The recent Facebook controversy shows us what happens when we design social networking functionality poorly. And how we design, introduce, and maintain social network systems is unlike any of the other design problems we currently regularly face.

Deep AJAX – GBC/ACM Seminar – October 13 & 14 – Cambridge, MA

The Greater Boston Chapter of the ACM is offering a very cool two-day event on the topic of AJAX. It’s a great price ($495 for two days if you register before 9/30) and has some kick-ass speakers.

The Tagging Followup Discussion Video

If listening to an MP3 with nothing to look at isn’t your style, you can watch a video of the podcast Josh and I just made to answer questions people had about Josh’s recent UIE Virtual Seminar on Tagging.

Followup Discussion on Users as Information Architects: Is Tagging Right for Your Site?, Part 2

Josh Porter and Jared Spool discuss many of the questions we received during Josh’s Users as Information Architects: Is Tagging Right for Your Site? Virtual Seminar — Part 2.

Followup Discussion on Users as Information Architects: Is Tagging Right for Your Site?, Part 1

Josh Porter and Jared Spool discuss many of the questions we received during Josh’s Users as Information Architects: Is Tagging Right for Your Site? Virtual Seminar.

Article: Folksonomies: A User-Driven Approach to Organizing Content

UIEtips 7/19/06: Folksonomies: A User-Driven Approach to Organizing Content

Organizing content is one of the most difficult challenges facing design teams. Joshua Porter discusses a new strategy called folksonomies that may help alleviate those challenges by letting users organize content all by themselves.