[tor-project] UX team meeting notes, January 25th


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 1st.

Here are the minutes:


Today we shared the study UCL are currently running on HTTPS-only modes in Tor Browser, 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 January 25th:

== Useful links ==

About the UX Team:

UX repository:

UX roadmap:

UX kanban:

Team kanban:

Tuesday January 25th 17:00 UTC

== What projects are we working on? ==

S9 - Usability and Community Intervention on Support for Democracy and Human Rights

S30 - Empowering Communities in the Global South to Bypass Censorship

S96 – Rapid Expansion of Access to the Uncensored Internet through Tor in China, Hong Kong, & Tibet

S101 - Tor VPN Client for Android

== Announcements ==

== Agenda ==

  1. Announcements
  2. Weekly planning

== Weekly planning ==

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


Last week (actual):

  • Finished nicob’s onboarding
  • Reviewed and closed old torconenct-related tickets
  • Created new tickets for the next VPN objectives: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/32
  • Updated the Android VPN product brief doc
  • Met to discuss applications QA
  • Wrote draft script for tor-qa survey: ux/research#67

This week (planned):

  • Recap tor-browser#19850 and get it back on the roadmap
  • Support torconnect development
  • Continue prepwork for the next VPN tasks


Last week (actual):

This week (planned):

  • 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
  • (if have time) work on User Research Plan for volunteers
  • S9 proposal meeting and review
  • S101 review studies, use cases and features


Last week (actual):

  • Finished final design for Vanguard blog post
  • Began researching similar orgs branding
  • Started working on a UR report template
  • More onboarding

This week (planned):

  • Continue working on UR report template
  • Begin artwork for Data Privacy & Safer Internet days
  • Begin artwork for YEC wrap-up blog post

== Open Call for User Research ==

Find out how to contribute to the UX team:

Thanks everyone!

Duncan Larsen-Russell
Product Manager & UX Team Lead


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