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Watch “The Ethics of Everyday Things” talk with Gabriel White

In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction’19, Gabriel White argues why he believes that it’s possible to frame design ethics in a way that’s both actionable AND accessible, and that will allow all kinds of designers to bring ethical conversations and judgements into the work of everyday design […]

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Design

Watch “Design for meaningful growth” talk with Vijay Chakravarthy

In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction’19, Vijay Chakravarthy proposes a shift in the kind of research required to operate this framework while making a case for rethinking ideation and implementation. This will require service designers to think ahead of the curve and collaborate with domain experts to implement relevant strategies.

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Design Readings

Watch Antonio De Pasquale’s “Design in Motion” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference

Animation can explain behaviours better than thousand of words that’s why interaction designer should learn from motion designer […]

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Design Readings

Watch Josh Cothran’s “Personas made Personal” talk at Interaction’13 | IxDA Conference

This talk will provide an overview of the Meyers-Briggs, highlight research and thought leadership relating personality types to technology usage, examine controversies and limitations of the Meyers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and share ways to use personality types to support and communicate design, including a brief case study […]

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Design Readings Software

[EVENT] IxDA Shanghai presents “Four Mobile Machines” with Aaron Marcus: SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2012, 7:30PM

Mr. Marcus reviews briskly four projects that are conceptual designs for new kinds of mobile applications (smartphone and tablet with associated Web portals) that combine the theories of information design and persuasion design to change people’s behavior […]

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Economics Information Technology Trend Watching

Information Technology in Brazil: Launching Investment Program to Boost Software and IT Industry

Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) has unveiled a new Strategic Program for Software and Information Technology in Brazil, announcing R$ 500 million (approximately US$ 248 million) in planned investments from 2012-2015 to build and strengthen Brazil’s competitiveness in this sector [..]

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China Economics Trend Watching

Living in China: Cost of living hurts Shanghai’s ranking

Soaring living costs and high housing prices are negatively affecting how Shanghai residents feel about their quality of life, according to a nationwide economic survey released recently […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: becoming the biggest market of luxury products

Observers predict that China will soon be biggest in the world for high-end designer consumer goods. Chinese people will buy more than half their acquisition of luxury goods on the mainland in 2014 rather than overseas, as is the case now, business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan said in its latest survey […]

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Economics Information Technology Innovation

Information Technology in Brazil: Microsoft signs agreement to help Brazilian companies

The Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Microsoft announced recently had reached an agreement to create business accelerators focused on technology in Brazil. The announcement was made during the inauguration of the technology center of the U.S. company in the country […]

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China Economics Trend Watching

Living in China: Beijing more expensive than Paris

Beijing is the most expensive city on the Chinese mainland for expatriates, ranking the 20th highest in the world for costs of living, according to an annual report released by Mercer, a US-based consulting company […]