I went to the inaugural meeting of the Usability Professionals Association – North of England (UPA North) tonight.
It was a great meeting. Andy Swartz and David Hawdale organized and presided. There was a detailed demo of eye tracking technologies from Ian James of EyeTracker and some good discussion from a group of interesting people.
I caught up with some old friends and met a bunch of new people.
As David pointed out, the people who attended had quite a diverse cross-section of job titles and skills, with different interests and from different fields. It illustrated just how all embracing the concept of usability is. There are a lot of people who have a legitimate interest in making their products more usable.
We hope to have another get together soon. I’m looking forward to it.
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Hahaha..sorry to walk onto your world. Was playin around and typed in “Mike” and hit the “Feeling Lucky” button on Google. I got you. 🙂 Nice space ya got here!
Thank you. You are welcome to pull up a keyboard and stay a while!