in the world Category

It’s not just Flint

Every day I read more news about toxins in our environment, and the growing body of research that makes the connection between these (largely unregulated) chemicals and a variety of insidious health conditions.  I feel like Americans generally don’t understand the seriousness of the situation, and how much corporations affect our environment and ultimately our […]

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Origins of anthrodesign

Anthrodesign is an active online community of about 3000 practicing social scientists and interested colleagues from other disciplines.  The focus of our dialogue is on the use of ethnographic methods in non-academic contexts.  I created the listserv in 2002, and many of the reasons for its founding are the same reasons it continues to be so […]

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Summary of EUX16

In June 2016, I attended the second annual Enterprise UX conference.  I was energized both by the presenters and by the ensuing dialogue!  I met many people leading teams and/or doing work that was very similar to what my teams do, so I am looking forward to attending the conference again this year.  It is […]

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Lessons Learned at the Lost & Found

Losing my phone gave me a chance to reflect on how we create experiences, large and small –

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Hooked on Terraria

[from an August 2015 mommy blog post, with minor edits] We’re hooked – totally and completely hooked on this game, as evidenced by the fact that the highlight of our weekend so far has been killing the Wall of Flesh as a family.  We did it first in our oldest son’s game (after two weeks […]

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