Design Readings

Watch Josh Seiden’s “A Designers Introduction to Lean Startup” talk at Interaction’13 | IxDA Conference

In this talk, Josh Seiden introduce you to the key ideas of Lean Startup, talk about the amazing opportunities for designers this movement presents, and share case studies of how he and his partners have used the techniques of Lean Startup as the foundation of their design studio […]

Design Innovation Readings Software

Watch Joshua Seiden’s “Replacing Requirements with Hypotheses” talk at Agile Experience Meetup

Slides from a talk by Josh Seiden and John Halloran at the Agile Experience Meetup in NYC, OCt 17, 2011. This is a first version of the talk that presents high-level concepts and UX strategy work for replacing requirements with hypotheses […]

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Watch Kathryn Schulz’s “On being wrong” talk at TED

Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we’re wrong about that? “Wrongologist” Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility […]

Design Innovation

AIGA’s Artist Video Series: Four Ilustrators

Shot around a Brooklyn Kitchen Table on a winter morning, Christoph Niemann, Steve Brodner, Viktor Koen and Robert Grossman discuss craft, politics, and an Art Director named Steven Heller in the video “Four Illustrators” video […]

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Watch Frank Gehry’s “young rebel” talk at TED

Before he was a legend, architect Frank Gehry takes a whistlestop tour of his early work, from his house in Venice Beach to the American Center in Paris, which was under construction (and much on his mind) when he gave this talk […]

Information Technology Innovation

Watch Dyana Cunningham and Alexa Mills’ “Technologies Changing Communities, Communities Innovating Technology” talk at MIT Sloan School of Management

Dayna Cunningham and Alexa Mills are developing methodologies for enabling communities to express and define themselves, so they may become more engaged in a larger civic and political process […]

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Watch Christopher Fahey’s “The Human Interface (or:Why Products are People too)” talk at IxDA | Interaction ‘10 Conference

We can no longer ask users to think like machines just to be able to use software. This talk explores diverse areas of non-digital human experience – including language and theater, neurology and sociology – in order to frame and showcase some of the most exciting current and emerging user experience design practices, both on the web and in other media such as video games and the arts. The objective is quite simply to inspire designers to humanize their interfaces […]

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Watch Jonathan Harris’ “the Web’s secret stories” talk at TED

Jonathan Harris wants to make sense of the emotional world of the Web. With deep compassion for the human condition, his projects troll the Internet to find out what we’re all feeling and looking for […]


Watching Vik Muniz making art with wire, sugar at TED

Vik Muniz makes art from pretty much anything, be it shredded paper, wire, clouds or diamonds. Here he describes the thinking behind his work and takes us on a tour of his incredible images […]