Buxton makes clear the importance of using the appropriate fidelity in the design process (sketch vs. prototype), illustrates how design is not a linear process, and how interaction designers should position themselves in large companies. As an evangelist at Microsoft, Buxton deals with these issues everyday.
Ongoing Discussion - What’s the difference between UI Design and UX Design?…
Ongoing discussion: the difference between UX and UI design
92 ~ The Taking of Pelham One Two Three ~ "On a quiet midday in New York, along the Lexington Avenue subway line, the train designated "Pelham One Two Three"—so named for its station of origin and time of departure—makes its way down the East Side of Manhattan. One by one, three men board the train, and at 28th Street, a fourth man approaches the motorman (James Broderick) and points a pistol at him, ordering him to unlock the door to his cab…"