Ryan Carney

Be the student: 4 tips to be a better UX research moderator

I recently attended a conference on human factors and medical devices. In one session, on the topic of moderating usability test sessions, the speaker used the phrase “Be the student” to describe the attitude the moderator should have when conducting this type of research. That is, while the...

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UX principles for robot design: Have we begun to baseline?

The bold future of UX: How new tech will shape the industry Part 4 ∙ UX principles for robot design: Have we begun to baseline? In a previous post, I discussed the challenges of designing a user experience for AI and how it needs three components to truly deliver on the promise of the technology:...

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Three things to improve acceptance of AI

The bold future of UX: How new tech will shape the industry Part 2 ∙ Three things to improve acceptance of AI Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest topics in tech right now. Conversations around AI inevitably lead to dreams of a world where a computer is predicting every need one...

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Singularity and the potential impact on UX design principles

The bold future of UX: How new tech will shape the industry Part 1 ∙ Singularity and the potential impact on UX design principles The times they are a-changin’. I know it’s a corny, overused refrain but I don’t think that it has ever been truer. Technology, as well as its impact on society, is...

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