Me, Laggard

You heard about reactions to mobile phones in 1973? How hilarious that people objected to a piece of technology that has proven to be so useful and effective. We all like to think of ourselves as early adopters. But I am definitely a laggard in some ways. Just as it took me 3 years to get used to skinny jeans, I don’t think the first prototype version of Google Glass is for me just yet. For the last couple of weeks, it Continue reading

Future Media Lab: event ‘Het Nieuwe Verdwalen’

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Invitation Future Media Lab presentations

Tonight: Speaking at AmsterdamUX

Register at Meetup: 

Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014, 7:00 PM

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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 274

70 UXers Attending

Our regular monthly meeting on the first wednesday of every month!Hanna Zoon will tell us about how she created a toolbox for performing UX research, which can be used without having any experience or knowledge of UX. Big help for small businesses, or are UX skills required to preform proper analysis? Join us for the discussion!This month’s meeti…

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“Hanna Zoon will tell us about how she created a toolbox for performing UX research, which can be used without having any experience or knowledge of UX. Big help for small businesses, or are UX skills required to preform proper analysis? Join us for the discussion!”

Schedule:

19:00  Welcome & drinks
19:30  Introduction
19:40  “Do-it-yourself UX – Threat or opportunity”
20:30  Food, drinks, social

I’m speaking at Chi Sparks!

Inclusive design is the area of HCI where we aim to empower users through products and services that match their capabilities. Zoon, Cremers, & Eggen offer a toolbox, consisting of an app and a book, that helps designers in practice to find suitable research methods for a range of specific groups of users, such as elderly people, or people with low literacy.

Include – the Movie

(I apologise for not being able to show the video or the prototype anymore)

To celebrate finishing the final prototype of Include, the toolbox for inclusive design and user research, here’s a video showing the app.

Also have a look at the working prototype and check out the methods!

How to make a Paper Boat

Today I was looking for a picture of a paper boat to illustrate my graduation project, and I realised I didn’t actually know how to make one. Inspired by the non-relenting popularity of my post about origami flowers from years back, here’s how to make a paper boat. Happy folding!

origami-boat-tutorial

UXcampNL talk about the Include Toolbox

The UXcampNL `unconference’ was held at the TU/e, November 16 2013.