It’s a quarter to six, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. I’m at the Financial Engines headquarters in Sunnyvale, pouring wine and arranging snacks, pretending to help the volunteers prepare for tonight’s IDSA + IxDA event. All of a sudden, I feel the energy in the room go up. I turn around to see Genevieve Bell walking toward me. Camera flashes go off, she signs autographs and shakes hands with us plebes in the crowd. OK, not really, but people are excited.
For the third of four events aimed at sparking dialogue about design among residents of the tri-state area comprising our nation’s capital, the inaugural Washington DC International Design Festival considered a somewhat loaded question: “What Happened to American Design?”
New Deadline: 15th April Ethnography + Design = Inspired Artifacts Are you a designer who uses ethnography in your work? Or maybe you've made something with ethnographers? Think about submitting an “Artifact” to the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference which happens in London, September 15-18, 2013.
IDSA Southern Ohio Chapter hosted the first "Third Thursday" event of the year at The Comet in Northside on 4/18. We used our time together to develop some new ideas for a SOC logo. Keep an eye on our facebook group for the chance to vote on some of our favorite concep
The IDSA Silicon Valley Chapter and IxDA Silicon Valley are teaming up to bring you a fun evening with Dr. Genevieve Bell, Director of Interaction and Experience Research at Intel, and co-author of Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing. Genevieve Bell’s groundbreaking work at the intersection of technology and social science garnered her the distinction of being one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2010, among many other honors.