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User Interface Engineering is a leading research, training, and consulting firm specializing in web site and product usability. Jared M. Spool and his team of researchers oversee a variety of events and publications. Our UIE Virtual Seminars allow you to learn from the comfort of your own office.
2013 was as eventful a year as I can remember. We sold our apartment in Brooklyn and bought a house in Westchester. We added a new member to our family, Oliver, in June and moved the whole family up north 3 weeks later to the first house I’ve ever lived in. In November, I left Foursquare after 4 years and spent the last month and a half of the year hanging with the kids and having a wide variety of conversations with people exploring different possibilities for what may lie ahead. Reviewing 2013’s goals. Last year I wrote out my goals and they broadly fell under the umbrella of Living Better - physically, intellectually, creatively and emotionally.
Less than two years ago Proto.io introduced to the public the first release of its popular mobile app protyping platform. Today, Proto.io introduces the 5th and most powerful release Proto.io 5. The new release promises to help designers and developers to unleash their creative freedom and create unique user experiences even faster than before. Among various enhancements, Proto.io 5 takes prototyping a step further by adding animation states, timelines, draggable functionality and variables. Check out the new features and demos.
By Janet M. Six Published: March 25, 2014 Send your questions to Ask UXmatters and get answers from our experts—some of the top professionals in UX. In this edition of Ask UXmatters, our experts discuss why companies have so much difficulty finding good—let alone great—UX people; what makes a UX professional good or great; and what it takes for a company to deserve a good UX professional. In my monthly column Ask UXmatters, our UX experts provide answers our readers’ questions about a broad range of user experience matters.
January 4, 2012 What is usability? How, when, and where to improve it? Why should you care?
Example of eye-tracking on Universal Search