[DC LoCo] Looking for guinea pigs for usability testing...
mpaulson1 at cox.net
mpaulson1 at cox.net
Wed Oct 1 19:58:17 BST 2008
It is not clear to me where this will take place.
While I signed up at the Takoma Pk Folk Festival, I live in Falls Church, and would rather participate in something local, if there is such a thing...
Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be much computer stuff going on in northern VA...
---- Celeste Lyn Paul <celeste at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> The idea is that you, the Loco member, will help guide a lesser experienced
> user (a friend of family member) through a simple activity on the Linux
> desktop. By having some lesser experienced users go through these
> activities, we hope to get some ideas on how to make the software better.
> We are hoping to do a pilot activity on Saturday October 10 in the afternoon.
> If you are intersted in participating, please post your name and if you will
> bring a friend/family member to test with.
> You can also post your interest on the forum thread:
> ~ Celeste
> On Tuesday 30 September 2008 18:41:49 Kevin Cole wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Celeste Lyn Paul, who does human interface design work and one of the
> > "People behind KDE" (http://www.behindkde.org/people/celeste/) has been
> > trying to get a usability testing gig going for a couple of months. She
> > says that Canonical is now taking an interest and has sent some swag to
> > entice/reward the test subjects.
> > I'm game to do something at the Cleveland Park Library, but we'll need a
> > few LoCo volunteers and some guinea pigs -- mostly people who've had little
> > or no experience with Linux. The idea is to try to see what areas of the
> > user experience need to be improved upon. Or so I gather. Celeste wants
> > to keep the tests relatively short, somewhere in the 20-minute range.
> > Anyone interested in helping out? Celeste can provide more details if
> > there are questions...
> > Thanks!
> > P.S. I just added the folks who signed up at Takoma Park. So, welcome
> > newcomers. Feel free to introduce yourselves, ask questions, and
> > hopefully, volunteer.
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> Celeste Lyn Paul
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