Michael Lai
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Are ergonomics questions appropriate on UX?
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There are some links between ergonomics and UX design, especially if it is related to hardware devices and user interface design that relate to movement (repetitive) and ease of use. If you can frame ...

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Why are there so many close voters on this sub SE page?
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Having been on this community for a number of years and now in my second year as a moderator, this is my take on the question. Firstly, I think that this community does have a slightly more strict ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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Participation in this communities Meta site is rather low. Do you feel this is a problem, and if so - how would you go about increasing participation and use of this aspect of the site? The same goes ...

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2019: a year in moderation
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I noticed that in the corresponding post for last year there was just one comment relating to what this data means to the community and how it compares to the previous year (asked by me). And since ...

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Stepping down as Moderator
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The current moderators for UXSE (apart from myself) have been around ever since I posted my first Question/Answer, so it is sad to see one of the moderators depart. However, I hope that others will ...

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Should there be a description of what UX *is* on the help homepage?
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I would support such a feature/content for two reasons: Firstly, I think there are lots of new users coming to the site constantly, and I think being able to provide a clear focus and vision for not ...

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Balsamiq integration missing
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Just read JonW's answer and thought I'd try it myself, with the following screen shot capture on latest version of Chrome: Not sure how to install an older version of a browser to see which version(s)...

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Merge [filter] into [filtering]
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After reviewing the tags, this seems to be a logical move because it helps to reduce the duplication. The tag 'filter' was retained as it can refer to both the actual UI component and the interaction. ...

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Are there ever good situations for combining questions?
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I have contemplated a number of situations where the idea of combining questions has come up. Of course, in UXSE we encourage people to try and be specific about the problem they want to solve and ...

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Several proposed tag synonym suggestions still pending
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After looking through the list, the first two were merged even though the tag usage was different between the source and target words. They've been proposed and there hasn't been any feedback so I don'...

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Merge and synonymize [mandatory-fields] into [required-fields]
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This is just my opinion but it seems like there are particular preferences for the term 'mandatory' and 'required' in different contexts, and even in the questions with the tag 'mandatory-field' the ...

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Please consider reopening 'Tools for user stories' question
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For tool recommendations on UXSE, the process for moderators is to migrate them to Software Recommendations so there would be no reason to re-open unless you are happy to consider changing the ...

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Can I link to my own app to give better context of what my problem is?
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There have been people in the past who have used this method of posting a link to their own work in a way that would be considered spam. I think there are some steps that can be taken to avoid this ...

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Merge and synonymize the tag [wireframing] into [wireframe]
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I had a look through the questions for both tags, and it would seem like currently there isn't much difference between the two. However, I think there is some value to keeping the two tags separate, ...

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Synonymize/merge [prototype] into [prototyping]
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It's a good point, but I wonder if it is useful to still make the distinction between the two tags because there are probably questions relating specifically to the actual prototype developed compared ...

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Our chat is dead
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There are talks with moderators from other communities about how we can make better use of the chat rooms. The AMA with UXPin that was hosted by GD.SE provided some valuable lessons on organizing ...

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Would providing a review type question be a useful add to UX SE
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I do think that the UX community missed an opportunity to create a service for critique/review of user interface design, and now this need has been filled by companies that provide usability/user ...

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Why isn't there a User Interface Stack Exchange?
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Well, it is an interesting question to consider but I think because there is less of an 'implementation' focus on this site so anything to do with the UI goes to Graphics StackExchange and anything to ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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I believe that moderators should help shape the discussions and conversations of the community so that there is a strong sense of how we want to move forward as a group and the focus of our ...

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