Questions relating to the general UX field, such as career, academic aspects, its relation to other fields and disciplines, and other topics that relate to the field as a whole.

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Technology used in user experience / interaction design

I would like to be a software engineer (I am a computer science grad), but I would like to focus on user interaction/experience/interface design. Although I would love to get more into the design I ...
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How do you describe what you do?

When meeting new people, I'm often asked about my job. However, I've found that outside (and to an extent, within) the app and web development industry, UX is still rather new and not understood. If ...
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What's the definition of Information Architecture?

According to Morville, Peter & Rosenfeld, Louis in their book Information Architecture for the World Wide Web (2006) 3rd edition, its this: The structural design of shared information ...
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Methodology difference between UX and Usability

What methodologies do user experience professionals adopt that differentiate them from usability professionals.