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What is this side menu called that can be found in many multi-touch apps, and where does it originate from?

It can be found for example in the YouTube and Facebook app.
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Keyboard number row ordering

On a typical keyboard, why is the 0 in the number row next to the 9 instead of the 1? This seems like a question which should have a straight-forward answer, but the only one I could find is this ...
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What do 3 *close* horizontal bars (not the hamburger menu) represent UX-wise, and what's the origin of the design?

For some reason, those 3 horizontal bars centered in this Jabber client application is something I associate with something you can drag down, but I can't remember at all why I associate 3 bars with ...
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When did UX start being called UX?

When did people start talking about User Experience as a role/domain similar to the way that it's used today? The earliest reference I can find is the Norman, Miller, Henderson CHI 95 piece on ...