I’m sure you’ve heard the cliche that the world isn’t black and white. This is true. And if you want to be a design ethnographer, you’d best get accustomed to … Continue reading
In an ideal world, we would only work with people we wanted to work with. Teams would be perfectly composed of people with complementary skillsets and compatible personalities. Everyone would … Continue reading
Perfectionism is a luxury a design ethnographer cannot afford. Perfectionism paves the way to design ethnographer hell. Here’s how to avoid it.
So, ages ago, when I still lived in a warm climate and had a car to drive, I heard a little radio piece on NPR about motion comics for the … Continue reading
I actually think a genetic algorithm for recipes is BRILLIANT, and I think I have figured out how to implement it, relatively simply (read: ghetto-rig it). Now, I don’t think … Continue reading
On Thursday from 12 pm to 1:30 pm, I observed various individuals interacting with the microwave in the staff lounge in the Queen Mother Building on the University of Dundee … Continue reading
We are down to the last stretch for our HCI project redesigning the microwave for universal accessibility without relying on language. Here are two of our most recent prototypes! Here’s … Continue reading
The least enjoyable part of being an ethnographer, my class mates and I have discovered, may be the writing up of field notes. The notes we take in the field, … Continue reading