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Videos from the MyData 2018 conference
From Putting People First

Videos from the MyData 2018 conference

The MyData 2018 conference took place in Helsinki on August 29-31. The core idea behind the MyData movement is that we, you and I, should have an easy way to see...

Uninformed consent
From Putting People First

Uninformed consent

Leslie K. John, a behavioral scientist at Harvard Business School, is specialized in the psychology of privacy decisions. In this excellent cover story for theUninformed...

What is going on with the weather? Reflections on gaps between data and experience
From Putting People First

What is going on with the weather? Reflections on gaps between data and experience

Moments when the experience of a blistering day turns public attention to the expertise of climate scientists brings Hannah Knox, associate professor of anthropology...

[Book] Made by Humans – The AI Condition
From Putting People First

[Book] Made by Humans – The AI Condition

Made by Humans – The AI Condition by Ellen Broad Melbourne University Publishing July 2018, 277 pages An Australian data expert challenges the idea of AI being[Book]...

Tech companies use “persuasive design” to get us hooked. Psychologists say it’s unethical.
From Putting People First

Tech companies use “persuasive design” to get us hooked. Psychologists say it’s unethical.

Behind the screens of the games we play and digital communities we interact with are psychologists and other behavioral science experts, who are hired to create...

[Report] Reclaiming the Smart City
From Putting People First

[Report] Reclaiming the Smart City

Reclaiming the Smart City: Personal Data, Trust and the New Commons Why and how city governments are taking a more responsible approach to the collection and use...

Datafication and data fiction: Narrating data and narrating with data
From Putting People First

Datafication and data fiction: Narrating data and narrating with data

Datafication and data fiction: Narrating data and narrating with data Paul Dourish, Edgar Gómez Cruz Big Data & Society Journal Sage Publications, July 4, 2018Datafication...

The emerging world of healthcare communities
From Putting People First

The emerging world of healthcare communities

We are witnessing the emergence of a new phenomenon in health care: self-organizing, online communities of patients, caregivers, clinicians, researchers, academics...

Why bad technology dominates our lives, according to Don Norman
From Putting People First

Why bad technology dominates our lives, according to Don Norman

We have unwittingly accepted the paradigm that technology comes first, with people relegated to doing the actions that the machines cannot do, writes Don Norman...

Sometimes patients simply need other patients
From Putting People First

Sometimes patients simply need other patients

In an ideal world, when we are faced with a new health problem, a clinician is available to sit down and address all our questions and anxieties about the condition...

Problem solving desperately needs systems thinking
From Putting People First

Problem solving desperately needs systems thinking

“If we want to overcome the systemic issues behind today’s problems, then we need to change the thinking that led to them to begin with, writes Dr. Leyla Acaroglu...

People are your data
From Putting People First

People are your data

New York based writer Carrie Neill interviews tech ethnographer Tricia Wang on why the digital age means everyone (even non-researchers) should understand ”thick...

15 principles of good service design
From Putting People First

15 principles of good service design

Lou Downe, Director of Design and Service Standards for the UK Government based at GDS, is concerned that we don’t have discernible professional standards for service...

The UK Government’s Data Ethics Framework
From Putting People First

The UK Government’s Data Ethics Framework

The UK Government’s Data Ethics Framework guides the design of appropriate data use in government and the wider public sector. This guidance is aimed at anyoneThe...

UX and Service Design for Connected Products
From Putting People First

UX and Service Design for Connected Products

UX and Service Design for Connected Products by Claire Rowland Digital Catapult, 2018, 36 pages (via IoT.uk) There are a huge variety of applications in IoT spanning...

Invito: DesAlps design thinking workshop per la tua startup
From Putting People First

Invito: DesAlps design thinking workshop per la tua startup

Hai una startup? Hai mai pensato ai benefici che potrebbe trarre dal Design Thinking? Questa è l’opportunità per scoprirlo! DesAlps Workshop #2: Il Design Thinking...

[Book] Radical Help – by Hilary Cottam
From Putting People First

[Book] Radical Help – by Hilary Cottam

Radical Help – How we can remake the relationships between us and revolutionise the welfare state By Hilary Cottam Virago Publishing June 2018, 320 pages > Book...

[Book] Massive Codesign
From Putting People First

[Book] Massive Codesign

Massive Codesign. A Proposal for a Collaborative Design Framework By Anna Meroni, Daniela Selloni and Martina Rossi Released with the Creative Commons License Attribution...

[Book] Massive Codesign
From Putting People First

[Book] Massive Codesign

Massive Codesign. A Proposal for a Collaborative Design Framework By Anna Meroni, Daniela Selloni and Martina Rossi Released with the Creative Commons License Attribution...

A design lab is making rituals for secular people
From Putting People First

A design lab is making rituals for secular people

At the Ritual Design Lab in Silicon Valley, a small team of “interaction designers” is working to generate new rituals for modern life, with an eye to user experience...
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