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The Magazine of the User Experience Professionals Association is now available online!
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2011 Salary Survey now available for UXPA International members!
Better Ballots: New York Times endorses usability testing in elections
In a lead editorial, the New York Times says "[Congress] should also mandate pre-election usability testing and make funds available for it." The editorial responds to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice that reports on the impact on elections of poor usability and confusing instructions.
Read the report and other press coverage or visit the UXPA Usability in Civic Life project for more information.
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Usability/user experience specialist made the list of top careers!
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