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It's open call for papers for the 13th Ergodesign, International Congress of Ergonomics and Usability of Human-Technology Interfaces: Product, Information, Built Environment and Transport, held in Juiz de Fora, MG, between 2nd and June 6th, 2013. This is a joint event with USIHC, International Congress of Usability in Human-Computer Interfaces, aimed at digital interfaces.
It's open a call for papers for the eighth edition of Design, Art, Fashion and Technology. The target are articles that deal with design and technology or its interfaces with another fields. There are no submission fees. The template for formatting papers is available on site.
This book is a big overview of manufacturing processes for products, with a clear and accessible language of the principles used in these processes. Besides product photographs and some stages of its production, there are sketches detailing the principles of each process. It is an excellent reading for designers or engineers beginners level, who seeks a basic knowledge of manufacturing processes, since the most common ones till those which were newly developed and have restricted use.
This book is addressed to professionals who work with the development of interactive products, especially software and computer interfaces. The book is divided into 4 parts: fundamentals, design advices, theory and social and artistic issues. The language used by the author is easygoing and the reading is easy and fluid, making the author's concepts and thinking easily recognizable.