Sorry about the delayed reply.
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Geraint Jones <zcjt...@ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
> Natan Yellin wrote:
> Hello Natan,
> > Hello Geraint,
> > On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 7:36 PM, Geraint Jones <zcjt...@ucl.ac.uk
> > <mailto:zcjt...@ucl.ac.uk>> wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > I recently finished a usability related postgrad (Human Computer
> > Interaction with Ergonomics at UCLIC), and I'm interested in getting
> > involved with open source usability projects. If anyone has any
> > with regards to this, I'd be much obliged.
> > We're currently trying improve usability in the GNOME Zeigeist
> > project. If you're interested, we'd love to hear from you on our
> > mailing list email@example.com
> > <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or in the #zeitgeist channel on
> > freenode.irc.net <http://freenode.irc.net>.
> I'd be really interested in helping with Zeigeist. - I've taken a quick
> look round the launchpad site, and it looks really interesting. Would
> you be able to point me to who's heading up the usability side of
> things, and what kind of stuff needs doing?
> Whats the etiquette with regards to announcing myself at the zeitgeist
> mailing list? Is this post enough, or should I start a new thread
> specifically there?
I'd stop by the IRC channel to introduce yourself and ask what needs doing.
You may want to look over Zeitgeist's APIs to get a feel for what it's
capable of and then just sit down and make a mockup for how Zeitgeist can be
used. If you're computer graphic skills are weak then you can always just
draw something on paper and scan it into the computer.
> > My first degree was psychology, so I'm pretty good at user testing
> > research, and I'm an incurable hacker so I'm equally happy with
> > prototyping and implementation. I'm weaker on graphic design, but I
> > would nevertheless be interested to learn. If anybody knows of a
> > project
> > where I could apply my skills, give me a shout!
> > Cool. I hope that you can help us come up with a better/new UI for
> > GNOME 3.0. :)
> I hope so too!
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