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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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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 […]

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Design Readings

Watch Mike Lemmon’s “Design Language for Interactions” talk at IxDA | Interaction ’12 Conference

A design language establishes the visual vocabulary, relationships and hierarchies that allow diverse products to become recognizable and unified. But as products become digital and shift to multi-platform app-driven ecosystems, what constitutes an effective design language for interaction that can drive consistency across these varied experiences? This presentation provides a framework for how to establish an interaction design language by sharing professional project experiences and examples […]

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Design Readings

Watch Dave Malouf’s “The Aesthetics of Motion in the age of Natural User Interfaces” talk at IxDA | Interaction ’12 Conference

Motion has always been a part of interaction, but today more than ever, the types of motions we are being asked to do have greater scale and greater diversity and the very motions we employ are now central to how we differentiate the means of interaction and lead to new aesthetic and semantic phenomena as part of the total experience design […]