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Watch “Designing with AI” talk with Emily Sappington

In her talk at UX Brighton 2019, Emily Sappington shares tips that help designers know what to expect when people encounter their AI product.

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Design Software

Watch “Better together: Guidelines for designing Human-AI Interactions” with Ruth Kikin-Gil

In this talk at Interaction ’20, Ruth Kikin-Gil shows us how to create meaningful Human-AI Interactions that leave users feeling in control, and respect their values, goals, and attention.

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Information Technology Personal Trend Watching

Travel Journal: The Computer History Museum

I share my visit to the Computer History Museum in San Francisco, expressing nostalgia for iconic technologies like the Apple II and reflecting on the impact of Silicon Valley on their design and tech career. I provide tips for designers to explore the museum’s rich design history and draw inspiration from the intersection of design and technology.

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Design

Watch “Embracing Technology and Space for immersive storytelling” talk with Maryna Razakhatskaya

In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction’19, Maryna Razakhatskaya first of all shows her approach to using Technology and Space for immersive storytelling. Furthermore she argues that when it comes to designing multi-sensory playgrounds, UX devil’s in details: Light, smell, sound, body movements, physical interaction, space navigation, timing […]

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Design Software

Watch “Voice UI and conversation design” with Stuart Reeves

Is talking with Amazon Echo really much like an actual conversation? In this talk about Conversation Design at IxDA’s Interaction ’18, Stuart Reeves uses audio recordings of Echo actual use in the home to explore just how people ‘talk’ with machines […]

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Design Software

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 […]

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Design

Watch “Thinking Critically about Design and Criticism” with Khoi Vinh

Khoi Vinh explains why criticism is so important to the future of our craft, and proposes ways forward to correct the situation […]

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Talks & Workshops User Experience

“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: Twists & Turns of Working in Global Design Teams” talk at IxDA’s South America 2014

In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction 14 South America, I explored the dynamics of distributed design teams, then I also framed some of the problems these teams face, and discussed some strategies to cope with these challenges […]

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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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Information Technology Trend Watching

Video: Touchscreen ‘that reacts even without touching’

Capacitive touch, which allows more than one finger at once to be recognised, is regularly cited as one of the key drivers of smartphone popularity. BBC’s Spencer Kelly discovers that 2014 could the year when touchscreens are launched which react in three dimensions that do not even require touch to recognise what action the device should take. Watch the video after the jump […]