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Usability Tweetup in Ann Arbor, July 18

In mid-July, I (Dennis) will be flying “home” to Michigan for my brother’s 40th birthday! So since I’ll be in town, Ross and I are organizing a “Usability Tweetup” in Ann Arbor around 7pm on Saturday, July 18th. Hope you … Continue reading →

Contract UI Developer Position

Open UI Developer position (6+ months contract) in the Detroit/Ann Arbor area. The ideal individual will be a front-end developer with UI design background and with the following skills: Web 2.0 experience HTML and XHTML XML/XSL/XSLT CSS (framework) Java Script … Continue reading →

Flash Video Presentation at WCC

A free presentation on Flash Video will be on Monday, July 28th at the campus of Washtenaw Community College. It’s put on by the Ann Arbor Adobe User Group and the presentation will be done by Lisa Larson-Kelley, co-author of … Continue reading →

Dennis’ Goodbye

As you may or may not have heard, I’m leaving the Detroit area for an exciting opportunity in Redwood City, California (Silicon Valley!). Therefore, I will have to retire my leader role with Refresh Detroit. My replacement will be announced … Continue reading →

Job - Web Designer

Open Web Designer position. Successful candidates must have 3+ years expertise in performing web design/development, responsible for: designing, mocking-up, and documenting web-based user interfaces interfacing with and/or leading cross-functional teams in discussion of system features clear and concise verbal and … Continue reading →

ALA Web Design Survey

A List Apart is hosting its first annual survey for web professionals. Complete the survey and enter to win a trip to an ALA event, iPod, jump drive, and t-shirt. You’re also helping collect valuable data about our profession. The … Continue reading →

Open House for WCC Web Grads

Businesses seeking talented Web professionals are invited to an open house at Washtenaw Community College Thursday, April 26 from 6 – 8 p.m. in room 005, Garden level of the Gunder Myran Building. Refreshments will be served. Graduates from the … Continue reading →

CSS Naked Day!

Promote Web Standards by stripping your web site for one day! Wednesday Thursday, April 5 is the annual CSS Naked Day. Sign up here. The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper … Continue reading →


Anyone know OSCommerce pretty well? Discount Vials is looking for someone to work on their shopping cart. Call Rhett at (608)442-8061. Full-time web application developer position open CUVillage. Call VP Todd Mason at (800)262-6285. Usability Engineer work also available. Tell … Continue reading →

Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design

Usability expert Jakob Nielsen has released his Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design for 2006. Here’s a summary: Bad Search PDF Files for Online Reading Not Changing the Color of Visited Links Non-Scannable Text Fixed Font Size Page Titles With … Continue reading →

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