chris noessel

Getting the most from your creative brain

Guest post by John Ragozzine

Of all the excellent points raised in episode 136 of the UX Podcast, with Denise Jacobs and Chris Noessel, the first half’s focus on creativity resonated most deeply with me. From her talk “Unfold your Brain,” self-described creativity evangelist Denise Jacobs explains how to banish your inner critic—or more so, how to make this nagging critic a team player, working with you instead of against you.

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#136 Creativity with Denise Jacobs & Chris Noessel

“Unfold your brain – Skyrocket your creative ability” was the title of Denise Jacobs’s highly interactive workshop at UXLx this spring. We talked to Denise about how to banish our inner critic and the mental blocks that get in the way of creative thinking. We also talked about how you can improve focus and get your brain into a state where you access creative ideas best.

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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?

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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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#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 the computers to butt in at the right time.

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Episode 25: James and Per make it so

In this show James and Per were joined by Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel authors of Make It So, interaction design lessons from science fiction. For a number of years Nathan and Chris have been collecting and investigating interfaces seen and used in science fiction, that research has now made it into book form.

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