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#194 Research on the fly with Cyd Harrell

This podcast is episode 5 of 5 recorded at UXLx 2018

Cyd Harrell has done all kinds of user research. At the beginning of this episode Cyd tells us of the time she live streamed a user interview from a vehicle while the participant was using a mobile device whilst driving. There are times where a user researcher really does need to be fearless.

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#192 Values are the experience with Kim Goodwin

This podcast is episode 4 of 5 recorded at UXLx 2018

Organisational culture – or values – is our design medium rather than pixels or code. Kim Goodwin joins us on the back of her UXLx 2018 talk “Values are the experience” to discuss how we can enable organisations to make the decisions that allow great UX to happen.

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#191 Ergonomics with Kevin Cannon

This podcast is episode 3 of 5 recorded at UXLx 2018

By and large our focus in recent times has been on websites and apps, but increasingly we are going to be asked to design things in physical contexts; terminals, IoT devices, lifts. We talk to Kevin Cannon about ergonomics and UX design – The meeting point of traditional UX and industrial design.

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#186 Augmented reality with Boon Sheridan

This podcast is episode 2 of 5 recorded at UXLx 2018

In the summer of 2016, Boon Sheridan started noticing people gathering outside his home, staring at their phones. Pokemon Go had launched and Boon’s converted church was a Gym. This was Boon’s introduction to the game and how it made use of Augmented Reality.

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Get ready for UXLx 2018 with this podcast playlist

In May we will be returning to UX Podcast roots yet again. We have undoubtedly performed the most number of event interviews at User Experience Lisbon and will be back to conduct several on-site interviews with speakers this year, during the week of May 22-25.

To get you in the mood and prepare you for the intense networking and learning experience that is UXLx, we have put together a playlist with 8 shows that should keep you busy during the weeks running up to the conference. Enjoy!

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#181 Product strategy with Richard Banfield

This podcast is episode 1 of 5 recorded at UXLx 2018

“Product strategy is a product of product vision” says Richard Banfield. In this show Richard shares his thoughts on product strategy, the sharing of language and culture within a team, the importance of psychological safe space, product team challenges, distributed teams, and the value of making mistakes.
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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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#135 Asian e-commerce & Object Oriented UX with Stephanie Rieger & Sophia Voychehovski

We live in a bit of a western-world UX-bubble. Stephanie Rieger joined us in the first half of this episode 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 marketplaces.

Sophia Voychehovski joined us in the second half of the show to talk about the concept of Object Oriented UX. We chatted about its relationship to object oriented programming and what benefits it can give us when designing.

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#133 Animation and Fairytale UX with Val Head & Per Axbom

At UXLx James and Per both attended Val Head’s workshop to learn more about animation in online interfaces. The workshop gave us some excellent examples and Val had us experiment with prototyping animation. In this interview we learn a bit more about animation best practices and how animation for example can help with spatial orientation, feedback mechanisms and communicating your brand.

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#131 Ranch stories with Alan Cooper (Part 2)

Alan Cooper was the closing keynote on the speaker day at UXLx 2016. Alan, the creator of visual basic and co-founder of design agency Cooper, hasn’t made so many public appearances in recent years. Instead he’s been concentrating on running Monkey Ranch – his farmstead in the hills of Petaluma, California.

In part two of our two-part interview, Alan discusses capitalism, entrepreneurship and our (perhaps unconscious) movement of community resources into the hands of corporations. Alan says that it’s clear that we (as designers) have more power than we realise. We can change the world for the better. Read More

#130 Ranch stories with Alan Cooper (Part 1)

Alan Cooper was the closing keynote on the speaker day at UXLx 2016. Alan, the creator of visual basic and co-founder of design agency Cooper, hasn’t made so many public appearances in recent years. Instead he’s been concentrating 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 thoughtful and meaningful reflection on the state of the tech and design industry and questioned where we are heading. Read More

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. Read More