By the way…this looks pretty cool so mark your calendars. Check out Rachel Abrams presentation Thursday, November 13, 2008: Usability & Interaction Inside NYC Taxis — Design Lessons Learned.
What can taxis teach user experience professionals? Design strategist Rachel Abrams spent two years looking at New York through yellow lenses, researching the city’s cab industry. She’ll share the broader design lessons she learned, revealing how those who usually design for the digital world can approach designing for objects and experiences in the real world, how the power of storytelling can elucidate the value of and patterns in data, and where the opportunities lie for service designers working in the public space.