[tor-project] UX team meeting notes, February 1st

Duncan Russell duncan at botany.studio
Tue Feb 1 19:45:28 UTC 2022


Thanks to everyone who made it to today's UX Team meeting! We’re looking forward to seeing you all again in a week’s time on February 8th.

Here are the minutes:

http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-02-01-16.59.log.html <http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-02-01-16.59.log.html>

Today we shared an update on upcoming Tor Browser releases for both Android and desktop, and discussed each UX team-member's ongoing work across key projects.


== User Experience Team Meeting ==

UX Team meetings happen every Tuesday at 1700 UTC in #tor-meeting on OFTC. 

Here are the logs from our last meeting on February 1st:
http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-0 <http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-02-01-16.59.log.html>2-01-16 <http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-02-01-16.59.log.html>.59.log.html <http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-02-01-16.59.log.html>

== Useful links ==

About the UX Team:
https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/team <https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/team>

UX repository:
https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux <https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux>

UX roadmap:
https://www.figma.com/file/n4ETd0cUkcfj3KyclJQnt3/UX-Team-Planning?node-id=0%3A1 <https://www.figma.com/file/n4ETd0cUkcfj3KyclJQnt3/UX-Team-Planning?node-id=0%3A1>

UX kanban:
https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/boards?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&label_name[]=UX <https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/boards?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&label_name[]=UX>

Team kanban:
https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/boards?scope=all&label_name[]=UX%20Team <https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/boards?scope=all&label_name[]=UX%20Team>

Tuesday February 1st 17:00 UTC
== What projects are we working on? ==
S9 - Usability and Community Intervention on Support for Democracy and Human Rights
https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&label_name=Sponsor%209&label_name=UX <https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&label_name=Sponsor%209&label_name=UX>

S30 - Empowering Communities in the Global South to Bypass Censorship
https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&label_name=Sponsor%2030&label_name=UX <https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&label_name=Sponsor%2030&label_name=UX>

S96 – Rapid Expansion of Access to the Uncensored Internet through Tor in China, Hong Kong, & Tibet
https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/24 <https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/24>

S101 - Tor VPN Client for Android
https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/32 <https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/32>

== Announcements ==

Tor Browser 11.5a2 for desktop release:
https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-115a2/ <https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-115a2/>

Tor Browser 11.5a3 for Android release:
https:// <https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-115a3/>blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-115a3/ <https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-115a3/>

UCL survey on HTTPS-Only Modes in Tor Browser:
https://forum.torproject.net/t/survey-on-https-only-modes-in-tor-browser/1808 <https://forum.torproject.net/t/survey-on-https-only-modes-in-tor-browser/1808>

== Agenda ==

1. Announcements
2. Weekly planning

== Weekly planning ==

Note: Please highlight anything you'd like to discuss below in **bold**


Last week (actual):
	- Discussed getting tor-browser#19850 back on the roadmap with Applications
	- Continued to support S96 (torconnect) development
	- Finished adding tickets and setting up UX planning board for S101 (VPN)
	- Synced with LEAP about UX for S101 (VPN)
	- Restarted release meetings with Applications
	- Finalized proposal for S9 extension

This week (planned):
	- Begin UX evaluation of comparable Android apps for S101
	- Start work on additional designs for S96 (torconnect)
	- Finish and distribute the tor-qa survey
	- Review UX Research report template
	- Create ticket & brief nicob on Tor Browser icon work
	- Buy Figjam licenses


Last week (actual):
    - think on ways to collaborate our User Research with other groups, and meeting with Sajolida to explore new paths in the same subject
    - Update User Research repository
    - S9 proposal meeting and review
    - S9 survey preparation
    - S101 review studies, use cases and features
This week (planned):
    - S9 survey to find human rights defenders’ challenges and needs
    * https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/72 <https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/72>
    * Understand and work on: https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/61 <https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/61>
    - S30 training and user research planning
    * https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/71 <https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/71>
    - S101 interviews planning
    * https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/70 <https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/ux/research/-/issues/70>
    - Map User Research portal needs for update


Last week (actual):
	- Artwork for Data Privacy Day
	- Artwork for YEC blog post
	- Additional stylizing for Vanguard blog 
	- Worked on UR report template 

This week (planned):
	- Continue work on UR report template
	- Design wordmark + markup for Tor browser
	- Research for Comms 2022 visual direction

== Open Call for User Research ==

Find out how to contribute to the UX team:
https://community.torproject.org/user-research/how-to-volunteer/ <https://community.torproject.org/user-research/how-to-volunteer/>

Thanks everyone!


Duncan Larsen-Russell
Product Manager & UX Team Lead

duncan at torproject.org <mailto:duncan at torproject.org>

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