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In Honor of UX Awards Today: SketchSynth – converting UX drawings into wires

This Gizmo Lets You Draw A UI On Paper, Then Turns It Into A Touch Screen More about the device here: http://golancourses.net/2012spring/05/13/billy-keyes-final-project-sketchsynth/

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AWESOME: Notes, Photos and Video from NYU’s ITP Spring Show

I know this is a little late but it does not make it any less awesome! See for yourself and do attend the next one: http://itp.nyu.edu/shows/spring2012/category/projects/

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AWESOME: The Swap-o-Matic-project on Kickstarter! Its a SWAP vending machine!

What a cool project! The Swap-O-matic is a vending machine that encourages users to SWAP rather than buy! It playfully reminds us that reusing and recycling can be just as fun as buying something new. See more here: http://www.kickstarter.com/proj…

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Americans Elect 2012 | The first direct presidential nomination with a cool animation!

via americanselect.org After having completed my first Motion Design class last semester and learning how NOT easy it is to do animations, I am thoroughly impressed by this. First, the animation is pretty darn cool and effective. I love the way th…

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Aparna Rao: High-tech art (with a sense of humor) Imaginary, Interactive Ingenious!

From TED: Artist and TED Fellow Aparna Rao re-imagines the familiar in surprising, often humorous ways. With her collaborator Soren Pors, Rao creates high-tech art installations — a typewriter that sends emails, a camera that tracks you through t…

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‪Toyota Window to the world – multimedia window makes car travel interactive! JEALOUS!

via youtube This is so friggen awesomely cool! A perfect digital tool for kids (and ahem, adults) who let their imaginations run wild when in a car. I love being the passenger! Don’t tell the kids, but I wanna sit in the back and scheme up new way…

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Portland Art Museum | Body Collective Lets you try on art as tattoos – desiged by Second Story

via secondstory.com A classmate let me know about this when we were discussing good interaction design projects. I had no idea they had this at the museum and I am ecstatic to be able to visit in March. Unfortunately, it seems the exhibition is no…

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SIDETRACK: How to Chart Your Every Procrastination – IXD Copenhagen Institute by

via gizmodo.com Sidetrack from Martina Pagura on Vimeo. From Gizmodo: It’s a project from students at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, and frankly all I can see myself doing is generating sophomoric sketches by taking circuitous, do…

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Durex Baby Interactive iPhone App

via vimeo.com Ha! Creativity knows no bounds.

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10 Most Common Misconceptions About User Experience Design

Whitney Hess is an independent user experience designer, writer and consultant based in New York City. She authors the blog Pleasure and Pain. When I tell people that I am a user experience designer, I usually get a blank stare. I try to follow it…

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