1. Highlights from around the global IxDA community, showcased at Interaction 17 in New York.

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  2. IxDA EU Local Leaders held a Meetup & Workshop during UX Camp Europe in Berlin. Steve Baty @docbaty, former IxDA President talks about the Workshop takeaways, his hopes for the Awards and invites everyone to the IxDA Interaction conference in San Francisco.

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  3. The story and the numbers behind the history of the IxDA, created for our 10th anniversary this year.

    This video premiered on January 30, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to kick off the anniversary programming at Interaction13, our annual global conference.

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  4. "Tap is the New Click"

    Even though the technology has been around for decades, only now are we starting to see mass production and adoption of touchscreen and gestural devices for the public. Jeff Han's influential 2006 TED demonstration of his multitouch system, followed by the launches of Nintendo's Wii, Apple's iPhone, and Microsoft Surface, have announced a new era of interaction design, one where gestures in space and touches on a screen will be as prominent as pointing and clicking.

    But how do you create products for this new paradigm? While most of us know how to design desktop and web applications, what do you need to know to design for interactive gestures?

    This introduction to designing gestural interfaces will cover the basics: usability and ergonomics; a brief history of the technology; some elemental patterns of use; prototyping and documenting; and how to communicate that a gestural interface is present to users.

    Dan Saffer is an experience design director for Adaptive Path. An international speaker and author, his writing on design has appeared in BusinessWeek and many online publications. His acclaimed book Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices has been called "a bookshelf must-have for anyone thinking of creating new designs" and has been translated into several languages. His new book on interactive gestures will be published by O'Reilly in October 2008.

    Dan is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and the Interaction Design Association (IxDA). He received his Master of Design in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University.

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