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Category Archives: Tucson

World Usability Day – a big success!

We held our World Usability Day event here in Tucson during hours 27-29 of the world-wide event. It was great! It was at the IBM facility, and we ran concurrent activities for the afternoon. They included: creating personas paper prototyping activity of stove-top design out-of-box design activity (including writing wordless instructions) using Legos screen reader… Continue Reading

Data entry and packaging

Whew! We just finished unpacking, data entry, sorting, and repacking all those competition entries. Two of us x 16 hours over the weekend! I am always surprised at how long these things take. It also gives me more sympathy for people who get carpal tunnel syndrome! But the boxes to the other remote sites go… Continue Reading

Travel day

I love living in Tucson. It has perfect weather 10 months of the year, there’s history and culture and technology all sharing a beautiful desert environment. For example, the Kitt Peak observatory, just south of town, has world-class multi-million dollar astronomical telescopes, spectrographic equipment, and a bunch of technology that I can’t even pronounce. In… Continue Reading