We locked Mike Monteiro in a room at From Business To Buttons and had a chat. So, do you want to talk about design or politics? That was the question Mike posed at the start of his presentation earlier in the day. So we asked Mike the same. Suffice to say, we get into politics, ethics, […]
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We got the chance to talk to Donna Lichaw again, this time in person, at From Business To Buttons. We discussed the complexity and usefulness of stories and storymapping when working with enterprise products – when the hero (user) of your product isn’t your customer.
Jaime Levy joined us in the green room at From Business To Buttons. We talked about Jaime’s Hyperloop study – the personal journey that led her here and why. We talk about the importance of having mentors and heroes no matter where you are on your career path and the importance of validating the problem […]
James, Per and Danwei were gathered in Studio Axbom to take questions from you, the listeners, in the 9th UX Podcast Listener phone-in. This is part 1 of the highlights we’ve extracted the 2-hour live session. We are asked to give our book recommendations for UX-ers. Tristan Bailey calls in and asks us about web […]
Katie Dill from Airbnb joined us at From Business To Buttons. A journey is both offline and online. It all comes together in the user experience – but what happens when you, as a UX designer can’t control it all? We talk to Katie about the importance of seeing the big picture – your entire […]
Eric Meyer joined us straight off stage at From Business To Buttons. Through his own tragic exprience after the death of his young daughter Rebecca to cancer, Eric explains to us how the ideal outcome we design for isn’t the only outcome. We need to use our design skills to humanise the web. Our users […]
How are designers tackling the idea of ethics? In the first part of our interview, Alan uses politics and democracy as a vehicle for highlighting the importance of ethics in our work as digital practitioners and the massive impact our work has on the world. We are the creators of the channels of misinformation and […]
We talk Closure experiences with Joe Macleod. The lack of endings was something that Joe kept noticing again and again. There are so many examples in the digital space where there wasn’t an end, or there was an expectation of controlled or ability to end – but the possibility of closure just doesn’t exist. The […]
Dave Gray wants to change the way you think. By changing the way you think you can achieve the change you want says Dave. His latest book Liminal Thinking gives you a set of principles and practices to follow. Liminal Thinking is “the art of creating change by understanding, shaping, and reframing beliefs”. We talk […]
Harry Brignull joins us to talk about “dark patterns”. Harry coined the phrase back in 2010 to describe the design patterns used on websites to deliberately trick us into doing something. We discuss some examples as well as the ethics behind implementing them and ask if “light patterns” exist. We talk about how dark patterns […]
For a number of years Steve Portigal has been collecting user research war stories. The stories describe experiences researchers have had whilst doing fieldwork. Awkward, morally challenging, painful, unsuccessful. We talk to Steve about the benefits of sharing our stories – good and bad – and the ethically challenging situations that field research can place […]
This is part 2 of highlights from our 8th UX Podcast Listener phone-in. On a dark December afternoon James, Per and Danwei gathered in Studio Axbom to chat and take calls from you, the listeners for a 2-hour live show. We discuss living in a VR world, chatbots and suicide prevention, mentoring and getting into […]
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