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Listen to Andrew Hinton’s “The World Is The Screen: Elements of Information Environments” talk at IA summit 2013

This talk suggests that we not start from the perspective of the device, the content or the software; rather we should start with understanding how people perceive their whole environment […]

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Watch Stefan Sagmeister’s “Don’t Take Creativity For Granted” talk at 99U

Renowned designer Stefan Sagmeister talks about the process behind his typography-driven films, which sprung from the insights in his book Things I’ve Learned in My Life So Far […]

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Information Design Talks & Workshops User Experience

Designing Interactions / Experiences: Information Design & Interpretation

This is the 4th (fourth) lecture of the ‘Designing Interactions & Experiences’ module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which we discuss how to use different data visualization techniques to facilitate decision making […]

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Watch Jan Moorman’s “Measuring User Delight using the Kano Methodology” talk at Interaction’13 | IxDA Conference

Attendees will learn why and how this methodology can be harnessed in design strategy decisions. The Kano methodology was initially adopted by operations researchers, who added statistical rigor to the question pair results analysis. Product managers have leveraged aspects of the Kano approach in Quality Function Deployment (QFD). More recently, this methodology has been used by Agile teams and in market research […]

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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 […]

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Information Technology Trend Watching

Information Technology in Brazil: China is passed and Brazil becomes 7th largest software market in the world

Brazil has overtaken China in 2012 and became the seventh largest domestic market in the world in the sale of software and services for information technology, according to a survey released recently by the Brazilian Association of Software Companies (ABES) […]

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Watch ADG’s 10th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial opening video

In the month of June 2013, São Paulo received the 10th Brazilian Graphic Design Biennial. Organized by ADG Brasil, the national Graphic Designers Association, the Biennial has been, since its first edition in 1992, a grand celebration of Brazilian Graphic Design […]

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Watch Jer Thorp’s “Data & Human Experience” keynote at Interaction’13 | IxDA Conference

In this talk, Jer Thorp discusses the intersection between data and human experience. He’ll go into detail a number of projects involving diverse data sets, including the 770,000 words in the Shakespeare Folio, astronomical measurements from NASA, text from nightly news broadcasts, and real-time air traffic reports […]

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Information Technology in Brazil: leading the video games market growth in 2012

A study of manufacturers showed that sales of games and equipment totaled R$ 1.6 billion last year (800 million US dollars). While this market has shrunk in most countries, in Brazil grew by 60% in comparison with 2011 […]

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Watch “Connecting”, a documentary about User Experience and Interaction Design

The 18 minute “Connecting” documentary (by Basset & Partners) is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry’s thought leaders, including some of my heroes like Liz Danzico, Blaise Agüerra y Arcas,Jennifer Bove, Jonas Löwgren and Robert Fabricant […]