“We used to have a garden…”

March 10, 2014

Technology meets nature.

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Future Trends

January 28, 2014

Recommended reading on the future of tech and the future of work.

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What if sustainability doesn’t work out?

November 20, 2013

Thoughts on how HCI researchers can made a contribution to mitigating “crash” scenarios.

Developing Measurement Frameworks

August 20, 2013

Best practices in the development, design and implementation of measurement frameworks (benchmarks, standards, rating systems, etc.).

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Doing Needs Assessments When There is No Researcher: Advice for Media Start-Ups

August 15, 2013

Community needs assessments are great, but there isn’t always an “assessor” on hand to do them. Here are a few ideas for DIY needs assessment….

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Mapping as Method

July 16, 2013

Using visual tools to think through relationships between things.

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Video Ethnography

May 8, 2013

How video is an important tool in market research, usability studies, and beyond.

Making It as a Maker

February 17, 2013

The cost of participation in an open system is giving something away, but when the right set of partnerships come together open systems can create value- of one sort or another- for all participants.

Agile UX Research for Designing ‘Everyday Analytics’

February 6, 2013

Designing “dashboards” to help therapists make use of data.

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Two Futures?

January 29, 2013

Are the “techno future” and “nature future” narratives at odds with each other?

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