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10 Things User Experience Design Taught Me About Life

Empathy goes a long way. What motivators, challenges or pressures are the people around you experiencing? Nothing is done in a vacuum. Stay aware of how your actions might impact others. Before anything else, define what success is to you. Otherwise you’ll have no idea if you’re headed towards it or in the opposite direction. […]

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Girl Geek Dinners Ottawa: “Saving the World with User-Centred Design” April 25

I’ll be speaking at Girl Geek Dinners Ottawa on April 25, 2012. Imagine a world where critical user interfaces like those for emergency room tools, aircraft cockpits and nuclear reactor controls have been designed based on best guesses. These interfaces have never been tested with real doctors, pilots and nuclear control system operators. They are being […]

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