Developing and Designing Blogs with WordPress

Blogging is no longer a phenomenon. It is a way of life; another layer of communication to understand and utilize. An effective blog site can be critical to establishing a successful presence in the electronic marketplace of the World Wide…

Software Tool Topics

Software Tool Topics Microsoft Word Issues Screen Capture Tools E-mailing HTML AuthorIT Wiki Evaluations of Help Authoring Tools FrameMaker Resources Picking an ISP Project Coordination Software Adobe Illustrator Time Tracking Spam Filters Microsoft Word Issues TOC Issues Getting Word to…

CIC SIG Email Discussion List

The CICSIG-L email discussion list lets consultants and contractors ask questions, exchange ideas, and share information with other CICSIG-L members. Members may receive the emails posted as follows: Regular delivery, as the messages are posted Daily digest, one message that…

Types of Corporations

There are many different types of corporations. Each offers advantages and disadvantages in terms of taxes, paperwork, legal obligations, and other boring stuff. Since we don’t have space to cover them all here, we’ll look at four major types: C,…

Introduction: The Big Challenge

by Jerry Kurz Basing yourself overseas involves momentous change. It can be an adventure, to be sure, but it is not something to take on casually. If you’ve grown up in North America, chances are that your life overseas and…

Salary differences between genders in Canada

Alexa Campbell Wrote: There are some interesting statistics in the 2001 STC Salary Survey. The average salary for US men is $56,310 while that for women is $54,860 (US dollars). In Canada, the average salary of Canadian men is $56,580…

Games

Allaeys, Sabinr. Mobile Phone Games Designed for GirlsUnlike many game developers, one company creates games primarily targeted at young women and girls. MiniFizz is certainly not just a traditional boys’ game painted pink. – User Interface October 2004 Federoff, Melissa  Heuristics and…

Pithy Design Quotes

This page is a collection of pithy quotations related to usability, communication and design. They were collected by colleagues on a usability discussion list and are loosely grouped by topics. If you have one to add, or can update an attribution, send…

The Exchange, September 2009

the Exchange Issue 16(3), September 2009 In this issue: Linguistic lightning: the power of the right word Editorial: Just how significant is it? Book review: Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers and Scientists Book review: The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific…

Patterns

Although patterns are most well known as a software development approach, they can be used for any design including user interface design. These links are to some of the central HCI/UI pattern references on the web, which can be used…