Dashiel Neimark

Dashiel Neimark

Dashiel Neimark - UX Architect

Second-hand UX: The Social Implications of Tangible Tech

“The experience of the target user is not isolated from the experience of the indirect user. Whether it happens immediately or eventually, the two experiences affect and influence each other.

The target user, as entranced as they may be by their own experience, will continually receive feedback from others who were witness to this experience and will begin to judge the primary experience not only from their own frame of view but also from feedback received from constituents of their social ecosystem. The final verdict on an experience is often a group effort.”

When will user research and design start to focus on indirect users? Check out my new article, Second-hand UX: The Social Implications of Tangible Tech, on Boxes and Arrows.

 

Constraint-Driven Innovation : The Creative Value of Knowing your Limits

Is the unfettered mind all that it’s cracked up to be?

“So, in a rather ironic fashion, I’ve broken free of traditional thought by thinking inside the box. My advice to you guys is to not be afraid to stand in opposition to everyone’s natural inclination to “be free” and “shoot for the sky” when engaging in creative thought. Sometimes having your head in the clouds while discussing a wireframe or designing a user research study isn’t as effective as it is catchy – such conversations might benefit from taking place here on Earth, where these things actually exist. There’s a lot of inspiration to be gained in the process of more passionately engaging your limits. Design solutions are best manifested when there is an appreciation for the balance between creativity and possibility.”

Check out my new UXMag article, Constraint-Driven Innovation : The Creative Value of Knowing your Limits.

Digital Power Structures: The Whispered Secret of UX

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