In human centered design we must remember that our colleagues and clients are also humans. And so the design can also be centered around them as well as the end user. #empathy
if all design is based on empathy, why do we create siloed disciplines?
if you must judge someone try not to think ‘he doesn’t know what he’s talking about’ and try more to think ‘he’s talking about something in a way I can’t comprehend’
The wonder of ignorance.
The joy of discovery.
The epiphany of comprehension.
The realization of the fundamental problem that like everyone else you are meant to ignore.
The horror of commitment.
The silence of collaboration.
The voice of reason.
The acceptance of dissatisfaction.
The anxiety of failure.
The dogma of belief.
The post-rational orchestration of partial success.
The quest for answers.
Before long the rich list will be the amount of data you cached rather the cash you have.
I wonder whether the amount of people without landlines is approaching the amount of people without Internet connection? It’s a two tier world.
Design is creating new value in something that already exists.
Obama’s in town to talk about sustainability. Roads closed, San Francisco in grid lock. Stationary cars and buses spewing exhaust fumes and rage, CO2 going through the roof. Lets all design for the accidental consequences of our actions.
there is a new form of synethesia Not colors becoming sounds, or smells as thoughts. It’s medium synethesia where books are movies, films are photos, blogs are songs, data is clothing, interface is product and conversations are links. this kind of synethesia mixes up fixed surface, temporality, virtual space, physical context, narrative and system and is fueled by techno-craft. Here...
4G is to mobile data what five blades is to shaving.
In response to ‘what’s one plus one’ Anouk said ‘eleven’. A beautiful beautiful mind.
Innovation isn’t about making products, that’s industrialization and wealth skewing our minds. When we have dwindling resources, innovation is about making do and adapting what we have.
an interesting piece about innovation as successive failure in making.
app creep. When an automated application overrides your current view or frame. wifi login page, telephone call, meeting update, software update, error message or auto correct, pop ups, adverts. If devices are to become creation tools, we have to solve interruption.
what use is usability and best practice if your whole business is about rewarding and supporting the edge case or margins of use.
Is a right brain left behind better than a left brain written off.
‘but, I think the LT cut of the font is a little better” Ben Fullerton UX Director Method. UX and visual as one,
If you want to change something, illicit the change first in yourself. Then see if the culture will support you.
I just had to write twelve pages to get one, I fear that I tend to go the long way around just to understand where I am. Very tiring.