Series Archives: UXLx 2016

UX Podcast attended UXLx 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal between May 24 and 27. Both before and during the event we recorded interviews with 8 speakers, amounting to over 5 hours of mind-expanding content.

Also available as a playlist on Soundcloud.

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#120 Product management & UX with Melissa Perri

This podcast is episode 1 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Melissa Perri has a background as both a product manager and a UX-er. We learn more about the overlap between the two disciplines and discuss some of the issues surrounding their convergence. Melissa also shared some advice about applying lean methodologies to your organisation including working with hypotheses and building to learn. (Listening time: 51 minutes, transcript) Episode […]

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#121 Agentive technology with Chris Noessel

This podcast is episode 2 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Spawned from his keen interest in sci-fi interfaces Chris Noessel is passionate about the concept of agentive technology; computers doing things on our behalf. Computers may do things we don’t want to do or ourselves, things we don’t know how how to do or things we’ve never done before. The trick of course is for […]

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#122 Calm technology with Amber Case

This podcast is episode 3 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

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 […]

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Interview with @vlh at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 4 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Val Head held the workshop “Animating the user experience”.  We looked at why motion is so useful in our designs and took some time to go through Disney’s 12 principles of animation and how they are applied to our design processes.

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Interview with @denisejacobs at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 5 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

“Unfold your brain – Skyrocket your creative ability” was the title of Denise’s workshop. We looked at how to banish our inner critic and the mental blocks that get in the way of creative thinking. We also looked at how you can improve focus and get your brain into a state where you access creative ideas best. […]

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Speaker day wrap-up with @hugofroesUX at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 6 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Straight after Alan Cooper finished what some of us are calling his “I had a dream” speech, we were joined by UXLx attendee Hugo Froes to reflect upon and summarise a day of excellent talks and keynotes here in Lisbon.  

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Interview with @chrisnoessel & @denisejacobs at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 7 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

We sat down in Room 4 at UXLx to chat to Chris Noessel and Denise Jacobs about creativity. Which was a topic shared by both their keynote presentations on the speaker day here at the conference. Why is creativity so important? Interview with @chrisnoessel & @denisejacobs at #UXLx 2016 https://t.co/mZPNkaeCuS #ux #podcast #creativity pic.twitter.com/oO4bV3EyBG — UX […]

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Interview with @melissaperri & @grinblo at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 8 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

We found ourselves chatting to Melissa Perri and to UXLx attendee Evgenia Grinblo separately about similar topics. So, we gathered them into a room together and pressed record. During our conversation we discussed the education gap and the challenge of progressing from junior to senior to leader.

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Interview with @sophiavux at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 9 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Sophia Voychehovski joined us to talk about the concept of Object Oriented UX. Its relationship to object oriented programming and what benefits it can give us when designing. Sophia held both a full day and a half day workshop around the topic at UXLx 2016.

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Interview with @stephanierieger at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 10 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

We live in a bit of a western-world UX-bubble. Stephanie Rieger joined us to give us a glimpse into how things are in Asia. Amongst other things we talk about social media as an eCommerce platform and the dominance of market places.  

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Interview with @MrAlanCooper at #UXLx 2016

This podcast is episode 11 of 11 recorded at UXLx 2016

Alan Cooper was the closing keynote on the speaker day at UXLx 2016. Alan hasn’t made so many public appearances in recent years, concentrating instead on running Monkey Ranch – his farmstead in the hills of Petaluma, California. His keynote took us all a bit by surprise. Though the story of his farm, he gave a […]

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