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Old 03-16-2010, 08:00 PM
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Default A Conversation with Bill Buxton and Albert Shum; Microsoft's User Experience Gurus

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/NicFill/A-Conversation-with-Bill-Buxton-and-Albert-Shum-Microsofts-UX-Gurus/' target='_blank'>http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/NicF...softs-UX-Gurus/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"...I sit down with Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher for Microsoft Research and Albert Shum, Director of Mobile Experience Design for Windows Phone 7 Series to talk about creating compelling user experiences, how developers and designers can work together in harmony and random Canadian trivia."</em></p><p><a href="http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/NicFill/A-Conversation-with-Bill-Buxton-and-Albert-Shum-Microsofts-UX-Gurus/" target="_blank"><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1268769412.usr1.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></a></p><p>Bill Buxton is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, and Albert Shum is a Mobile Design Partner - curious titles, but if you want to understand some of the background behind the user experience of Windows phone 7, this video is a must-watch.</p><p><strong>UPDATE:</strong> The video embed code from channel9 doesn't want to work, so you'll have to <a href="http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/NicFill/A-Conversation-with-Bill-Buxton-and-Albert-Shum-Microsofts-UX-Gurus/" target="_blank">jump over to their site</a> to watch the video.</p>
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Old 03-16-2010, 09:09 PM
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I would like to see an interview with whoever it was that decided copying the iphone was a good idea.

Edit: seems we also have to ask who was the genius who decided not to include COPY & PASTE!!
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Old 03-25-2010, 01:45 PM
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I don't think they copied the iPhone. The experience is quite different, in fact.
That said, I'm not sure I like either.
Sad but true, I'm probably going to stick with WM6.5 for at least a while and look seriously at Android.
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