Guest show

#250 Factfulness with Anna Rosling Rönnlund

Anna and the Gapminder foundation work to promote a fact-based worldview that everyone can understand. They want to help all of us move away from a dramatic worldview that is stressful, wrong and contributes to poor decision-making.

“We realised people thought they knew what the world was like around them, but they were usually wrong.”

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#249 Digital anthropology with Genevieve Bell

How will your design be used in 10,000 years? When we produce designs and create technical systems we rarely think in such time-frames, yet many of today’s technology includes ideas decades old, even hundreds. Anthropologist Genevieve Bell joins us to talk about digital anthropology, cyber physical systems, and the new educational needs that have arisen.

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#248 Evolving organisations with Ola Berg

“This is about people. It’s about communication”, says Ola. The ways in which organisations are structured and managed are still in many ways rooted in the history of the industrial revolution. To evolve away from this requires care, being human centred and probably a disruptive event on a social level.

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#245 Cognitive bias with David Dylan Thomas

We all have cognitive biases, flaws in our reasoning and judgement due to our personal beliefs and hidden pattens that we’ve subconsciously adopted over time. David Dylan Thomas joins us to discuss cognitive bias and how we can design for it and work with it.

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#243 Answering surveys with Caroline Jarrett (UXP Classic)

Form and survey specialist and author Caroline Jarrett joins us on this classic episode of UX Podcast. Unsurprisingly we chat about surveys and forms beginning with the subject’s roots in data capture and motion studies.

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#239 Storytelling in design with Anna Dahlström

Everything is a story. Every product experience is a story. Anna Dahlström, author of Storytelling in design joins us to talk about how we can manage, choreograph and narrate that story.
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#238 Embedding privacy with Tim Kariotis

Tim Kariotis talks to us about privacy. What is privacy? How do we go about embedding privacy into design and understanding the privacy and social norms around information?
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#237 User research during a pandemic with Mar Murube

Mar Murube joins us to talk about the experience of interviewing vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic and what we can do to help ourselves and those being interviewed.
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#235 Internet anxiety with David Swallow

What makes you anxious when using the internet? We talk to David Swallow about the ways in which websites can make us stressed, irritated and cause serious problems for people with panic and anxiety disorders.
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#233 Usability testing with Richard Whitehand

Richard Whitehand has been working hands on with usability testing for decades. He’s spent more hours than anyone we know in a usability lab testing with users. He joins us to talk about the benefits of usability testing, which are more than just discovering issues with your design. Read More

#232 Design psychology with Amy Bucher

Amy Bucher, author of Engaged – designing for behaviour change, joins us to talk about how psychology can influence the design of digital products.
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