This year started with an exciting invitation: together with a diverse team of 132 design experts from 20+ countries, I had the honor to explore and discuss some great entries with my fellow iF Design Award jurors.
“Please Make Me Think!” — Explainable AI & User ExperienceExperience Design
Happy 2022! Before this year gets as busy as the last one, I’d like to take the time to share my insights on a topic I worked on last year: Explainable AI and its connection to UX. This post was triggered by a a 5-day research clinic, organized by Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), where I had the pleasure of joining a group of experts in technology, law and design in September 2021.
UX Camp Europe 2021 | Switching SidesEvents
This year’s UXcamp Europe was a special experience. Instead of standing in a Berlin yard with like-minded people during the session breaks, I found myself doing a remote joint session with my dear colleague Kai Frederik Dellinger.
Tiny Habits, UX & ClubhouseExperience Design
I just finished Tiny Habits by Stanford behavior scientist B.J. Fogg. It’s a great read both for personal and professional insights on human behavior.
Mensch & Computer | Euro IA | formfunk podcastEvents
September was a busy month. I had the pleasure to meet many interesting people in Dresden and Dublin (where Matthias Gieselmann interviewed me for his podcast formfunk).
UX Remotely | Mapping & SketchingUX Remotely
How can we translate design methods like journey mapping, sketching and design studio sessions to distributed team settings? This is the topic of my second roundup of @uxremotely. As these methods are traditionally thought of as face-to-face only activities, it’s interesting to see, that with a little preparation and process, a remote version can be a viable alternative.
UX Remotely | 5 Design Teams And How They WorkUX Remotely
One and a half years ago, I started @uxremotely to learn more about the possibilities and limitations of designing with distributed teams. So far I have compiled more than 130 articles of designers and design teams working remotely. As tweets are ephemeral, I will post the five most interesting articles I found on each subject here.
IxDA Frankfurt | Dealing with dark interactionsEvents
Last month, I joined some great speakers at this year’s first IxDA Frankfurt event, organized by Hendrik Sommerfeldt and Enes Ünal. All photos in this post by Sebastian Fiedler.
UX Camp Hamburg | Prototyping Meaningful ConversationsConversational UX
After talking at IA Konferenz and bitkom AK UUX, I had lots of fun discussing conversational experiences at this year’s UX Camp Hamburg.