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Lecture No. 6 with Jesse James Garrett [July 22, 2011, 11:31 a.m.]

Please join us Wednesday for the sixth lecture of the #MozNewsLab.

Details on how to join the live lecture can be found in the e-mail that will be sent to you Monday morning. If you do not receive the e-mail, please direct message Phillip ( ) or Alex ( )

Lecture No. 6 details:

When: Wednesday, July 22 2011 at (today!) at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM BST / 6:00 PM CEST

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+ Speaker: We're really excited to have the person that litteraly 'wrote the book' on user experience: Jesse James Garrett. In 2002, Jesse wrote the book The Elements of User Experience ( ) -- it is a seminal work on user-centered design. 
Wikipedia says "Jesse James Garrett is a user experience designer. In a 2005 paper, Garrett coined the term Ajax to describe the technology behind emerging services likeGoogle Maps and Google Suggest, as well as the resulting user experience which made it possible to eliminate reloading the whole page."  (
More than that, Jesse co-founded the pioneering user experience firm, Adaptive Path ( ). Adaptive Path recently won a Knight News Challenge grant for their project to re-conceive the relationship between citizens and media organizations, iWitness ( ).
+ Topic: Jesse is going to share his conceptual model of user-centered design -- literally, how to think about keeping users at the center of your software products -- a topic that is near-and-dear to Mozilla, and is exemplifed in products like Firefox.

A quick note on attendance: We expect all lab participants to make a best-possible effort to attend the Monday and Wednesday lectures. If there are circumstances that prevent you from doing so (such as time zone challenges, or other comittments), please get in touch with Phillip ( ) or Alex ( ) via direct message on to work out an alternate arrangement.