Show notes

We talk to Amber Case, cyborg anthropologist and UX designer. We chat about the ideas expressed in Amber’s popular TED talk “We are all cyborgs now” before turning our attention to the notion of calm technology.

More and more things are demanding more and more of our attention. Everything beeps, flashes, vibrates or notifies. With the onslaught of the internet of things, this is at great risk of getting worse quickly.

As designers, we now need to learn how tackle the challenge of ubiquitous computers and devices competing for human attention

UX Lx 2016 - 24 to 27 May Lisbon, Portugal

(Listening time 41 minutes, transcript)