Episode 305 is a linkshow. James and Per discuss two articles that have grabbed their attention – we feature articles about designing for people with dyscalculia and low numeracy, and How ChatGPT is blowing Google out of the water: a UX breakdown.
Carolyn Wilson-Nash together with Julie Tinson, both from Stirling University, published a research paper entitled ‘I am the master of my fate’: digital technology paradoxes and the coping strategies of older consumers.
Carolyn joins us to talk more about her research and the impact technology has on older people’s lives.
For years, accessibility was seen as the domain of the engineer. Fixing an accessibility would be about writing code. As a maturing industry, and as we understand people with different types of disabilities, we are starting to better understand and appreciate the role of design in accessibility.
Accessibility legend Derek Featherstone joins us to talk about how things have changed, the role design plays, and how inclusion and diversity is where we are heading.
Accessibility and inclusive design is something we’ve regularly mentioned during the years, but we’ve never had a dedicated show about accessibility in general. We talk about what accessibility means for UX designers and what you can, and should do to make the websites and apps you design more accessible and inclusive.
Sometimes we just run on auto-pilot. Male and Female. Two genders. His and Hers. A simple, polarised, view. When gender is implemented this way in websites and apps, it can not only lead to individuals feeling excluded but also cause emotional distress. We talk to Sara Lerén about being inclusive – how we can kick old habits and design for gendered audiences.
(Listening time: 36 minutes)
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- All inclusive design – excluding no gender Slideshare presenation
- Jessica Ivins slideshare presentation – Designing for gendered audiences
- ‘Ze’ or ‘They’? A Guide to Using Gender-Neutral Pronouns
- Control your Google Ads
- Control what people see about you on Google services
- Screenshot of Facebook gender settings
- Featured image by Sara Lerén.