Designing technological empowerment

Applied Discovery: What future are we building, given that we play a role in such an important process? On the role designers play, what they do as careers progress, and how design can positively enhance the world. Reminder: if you tilt your head just so, developers do a lot of design activities too.

Context is data to burst your bubbles

Designing with context: Context is a slippery topic that evades attempts to define it too tightly. Some definitions cover just the immediate surroundings of an interaction. But in the interwoven space-time of the web, context is no longer just about the here and now. Instead, context refers to the physical, digital, and social structures that … Continue reading Context is data to burst your bubbles