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Watch “Living in Information” with Jorge Arango

As our societies move critical functions online and people spend more time “living in information”, interaction designers need to create information environments that stand the test of time […]

Digital systems — such as Facebook, Wikipedia, and your bank’s website — are more than products or tools. Certainly they create contexts that also change the way we interact, think, understand, and act. In many ways, they function like places. In this talk at IxDA‘s Interaction ’18 conference, Jorge Arango gives designers of such “information environments” conceptual tools to help them created products and services that better serve our needs.

“Living in Information” with Jorge Arango


About Jorge Arango

Jorge Arango is a strategic designer and information architect. He has designed information environments for organizations that range in scope from developing–world nonprofits to Fortune 500 corporations. He is co–author (with Louis Rosenfeld and Peter Morville) of Information Architecture: For the Web and Beyond (2015), the fourth edition of O’Reilly’s celebrated “polar bear” book. Jorge is also a former president of the Information Architecture Institute. In his upcoming book “Living in Information“, Jorge draws upon architecture as a way to design information environments that serve our humanity. Jorge lives with his wife and three children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Source: Living in Information – Interaction 18 – 3—8 February 2018 • Lyon, France

By Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Director of Design Strategy at SAP and lecturer of Project Management for UX at the M.Sc. Usability Engineering at the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences .

Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar has helped truly global companies in multiple continents create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai.

Itamar holds a MA in Design Practice from Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK), for which he received a Distinction Award for his thesis Creating Innovative Design Software Solutions within Collaborative/Distributed Design Environments.

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