What does it mean on a practical level to become a digital humanist? 'User Manual for Digital Humanists' is a new Ars Electronica video series that focuses on re-evaluating our relationship to the technologies we’ve created and how we use them
7 day online interactive course with vertical, thematic focus on tools and methods of behavioral design for cultural change to tackle societal challenges
In this talk, Andre Jay Meissner and Fredrik Matheson talk about what we've lost, why existing tech and formats are a poor replacement, and what we can do to change from a navel-gazing event culture into sustainably shaping a new level of conferencing.
In design thinking and related research, there is way too much talk about empathy. It's a fuzzy concept that subjectivizes, flattens and commoditizes the work to understand humans.
Job No. 1 for CEOs today is ensuring the company delivers a compelling customer experience, notes this opinion piece for [email protected] by Mark Leiter.
In this book, leading business anthropologist Simon Roberts breaks down the revolutionary idea of embodied knowledge: the information that is unconsciously picked up by our body for use in almost every area of our lives.
When you think about user experience design it is a term that we instantly associate with apps and websites. And especially when considering a typical job description of a UX designer, it can trick you into thinking that it's a modern concept.
The central charge to HCI is to nurture and sustain human dignity and flourishing. Why are HCI researchers and practitioners now on the wrong side of many of the problematic developments in the contemporary technology landscape?
At the heart of the Design Council’s framework for innovation, which helps designers and non-designers across the globe tackle some of the most complex social, economic and environmental problems, is its design methodology, the Double Diamond – a clear, comprehensive…
The user experience of most web-based applications begins well below the interface, all the way down to fields in a database. Examining how systems and users experience time prove this point dramatically. Think about how messy time can be –…