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Going Beyond Consumer Concentricity

Being consumer-centric is a way of thinking, a philosophy that drives your actions. HCD or Human Centered Design was first a powerful movement in the 90’s and is still core, but delivering good design means going to the next level. 112 more words


Episode 2: Driving without Humans

In this strangely prescient episode that was recorded a few days before the first fatality involving an automated car, the boys discuss whether technology is now outstripping the ability of human  society and institutions to deal with it. 175 more words


Week 25: Cue the Waterworks

Not tears. Not rain. Sweat. And lots of it. Despite DC’s late spring and my week in Canada, the heat and humidity have come home to roost (and roast). 188 more words


Making sense of your research to unleash design opportunities

Uncovering opportunities to improve design is a tricky business. Often teams take far more time than they ought to, or they cling to observations that support their opinions. 536 more words


Week 16: The Dog That Didn't Bark

Sherlock Holmes aside, perhaps I should be saying “the cat who didn’t meow”?

I’m referring, of course, to how we tend to focus on the presence of things, rather than their absence. 497 more words


Week 10: A 10 Day Week

Yes, this blog post is a bit late. But I have a very good reason. I was busy. Like get to work at 6 AM and return home at 9 PM busy. 459 more words


Week 8: Sturm Und Drang

Never fear, I’m not going to write about the eighteenth century German literary movement (though it is one of my favorites!), but rather note the VERY ANGRY moments land and beast threw down this week. 467 more words