Category Archives: Event

Making Sense of the User Experience Process

You wouldn’t think that an event on a Thursday night would be so fun and exciting, but when you bring together about 45 professionals who share a common interest and you give the evening a tone of being an event … Continue reading

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Recreating the Past in Space and Sound

I visited Hunt Library tonight and experienced the results of the ongoing multi-phase project of North Carolina State University’s Communication department, called the The Virtual Martin Luther King project. There were over 40 of us at the gathering to experience … Continue reading

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Prototyping in 4D

After remembering veterans on November 11th, it was fun to join a group of fellow user experience professionals for a night out later in the week on a less solemn occasion. World Usability Day provided the opportunity to get together … Continue reading

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WritersUA in Historic Charleston

As far as professional conferences go these days, WritersUA does a great job of getting experienced professionals together in a comfortable setting. This past week’s conference in Charleston, SC, was a perfect example of how Joe Welinske can attract some … Continue reading

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WritersUA Conference Topic

I’ll be presenting at the upcoming WritersUA – The Conference for Software User Assistance. Here’s the cover slide of my presentation: Here’s the prose summary of my presentation: User assistance must be understood in a larger context in order to … Continue reading

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Wildlife Friends

Anyone who has visited Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs, NC, has seen the turtles basking in the sun. There are ducks and all manner of fish in the lake and occasionally I have disturbed the solitude of the Great … Continue reading

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Recognition

What better way to spend a lunch during the work week than at a fancy restaurant with colleagues who you respect and who respect you. TimelyText hosted a luncheon at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse that was well attended and quite enjoyable. … Continue reading

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Robert Perry Takes Helm at STC Carolina Chapter

Robert Perry is off and running as the new chapter president of the Carolina Chapter of STC (Society for Technical Communication). I first caught up with him, after not having seen him for the past few years, at the Mez … Continue reading

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Short Post for Short Films

NCSU doesn’t advertise this much but the Student Short Film Showcase, an event at which students showed their short films, short animations, and short videos, was an entertaining evening of creativity and exploration, of both art and communication. There was … Continue reading

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