Getting into User Experience Research: 3 Senior Practitioners Share Their Stories

One thing I love about the field of User Experience is that it’s full of passionate, curious and talented people with a wide variety of professional backgrounds. In addition to the more traditional UX disciplines of human-computer interaction (HCI), human factors, information architecture (IA), psychology, web design and user-centered design (UCD), the social sciences, arts,…

Great internet stuff: the not-so-weekly digest (#7)

Presenting another installment of a collection of most-highly-recommended articles, websites and ideas that shaped my thinking throughout the past few weeks (recently renamed from “What I’ve been reading lately – the not-so-weekly digest”.) Topics include design, research, user experience, anthropology, business, organizational culture, technology, careers, culture [change] and society, and other great stuff. Design IDEO.org’s…

Practicing Anthropology in Design and Business – Portland State University Presentation

These are my slides from a talk I gave at Dr. Jeremy Spoon‘s undergraduate Applied Anthropology class at Portland State University on May 20th, 2015. In the presentation, I discussed my educational background, academia-to-work transition, work experience, changing perspective on practicing anthropology, and how I currently apply my anthropology training in user experience, design and…

Indie anthropology magazine Peeps brings public anthropology together with photojournalism and design

Peeps Magazine is an independent magazine that delivers stories from around the world written by anthropologists immersed in different cultures to bring new perspectives and experiences to your door. Greg Salmela, communications and magazine designer at Aegis Design, leads a team of creative professionals to produce Peeps Magazine: “We’ve worked with applied anthropologists and photographers…