Category Archives: philosophy

Overcoming the Agile/UCD Divide

Posted by Danny Bluestone |24 Nov 15 |

Agile and UCD are two high ideals that revolve around processes. But sometimes they seem to be at odds with each other. This week, author Danny Bluestone attempts to bridge the gap between agile development, and user-centered design.

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Preparing Users for a Future of Wearables (Part 2)

Posted by Nicholas Bowman |01 Sep 15 |

In part 1 of this 2-part series, Associate Professor Nick Bowman explored the social implications of wearable technologies such as Google Glass. Now, in part 2, Bowman shares results of a study conducted by his communication technology team at West Virginia University’s Interaction Lab.

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Preparing Users for a Future of Wearables (Part 2)

Posted by Nicholas Bowman |01 Sep 15 |

In part 1 of this 2-part series, Associate Professor Nick Bowman explored the social implications of wearable technologies such as Google Glass. Now, in part 2, Bowman shares results of a study conducted by his communication technology team at West Virginia University’s Interaction Lab.

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Google Glass and Augmented Sociality: Preparing Users for a Future of Wearables

Posted by Nicholas Bowman |25 Aug 15 |

Wearable technologies — such as Google Glass — present not only a direct user experience challenge, but also a social experience challenge. How are individuals wearing these new technologies perceived? How do they perceive themselves? In part 1 of this 2—part series, Associate Professor Nick Bowman explores social implications of wearable technology, and in part 2, shares results of a study conducted by his communication technology team.

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UX: a Process or a Task?

Posted by Marli Mesibov |26 May 15 |

Paul Hershey, Catalina Rusu, and Mike Atherton have all recently asked and answered the question: what IS UX? Is it a process? Is it design? Is it something more, or perhaps something less? In this round up, we look at all sides of the question.

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Wearables: enhancing or exploiting our personal data?

Posted by Zack Rutherford |28 Jul 15 |

Wearables have the ability to add context, record memories, and gather data at a moment’s notice. They are also capable of tracking more private data than ever before. Are they enhancing our lives or exploiting them?

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