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World Usability Day

World Usability Day is a project of UPA – Usability Professionals’ Association: promoting usability concepts and techniques worldwide. Human Factors International is the title sponsor for World Usability Day.

“Why doesn’t this work right? What am I supposed to do with this now?”

World Usability Day, November 3, 2005, is for everyone who’s ever asked these questions.

This Earth-Day-style event, focused on easy-to-use technology, currently involves plans in more than 70 cities in 30 countries.

World Usability Day promotes the value of usability engineering, user-centered design,and every user’s responsibility to ask for things that work better. The Usabililty Professionals’ Association is doing that by encouraging, organizing, and sponsoring 36 hours of activities at the local level around the globe, all occurring on November 3, 2005.

http://worldusabilityday.org/


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read here http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4392278.stm
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Silver Surfer’s Day
Help the Aged
Office of National Statistics
Graham’s site
Reading Chaucer
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