Conversations with people who share our passion
for understanding what makes people tick
Clinical psychologist and former Intel research scientist Margaret Morris on how individual technology hacks shine a light on what users really crave.
Headspace’s Design Research Lead on building qualitative research on the expertise of behavioral science and 6,000 years of meditation theory.
Expert user researcher Steve Portigal breaks down why thinking about bias and mistakes is the key to joyful discovery.
Hopelab President Margaret Laws delves into the company’s teen-centric, tech-enabled design process.
David Keegan of investment app Acorns on the high-value ROI of feedback from users.
Former UXPA International president Jen Romano-Bergstrom on the industry’s rapid growth, biggest challenges, and where researchers should be doing even more to break down boundaries.
Serial host Sarah Koenig on compelling, empathetic storytelling in the age of audio.
Sonos’ Kirsten Lewis on why researchers are explorers, and how prototyping makes an ongoing conversation with users possible.
Behind the scenes with team at Google that’s moving beyond design thinking to design feeling.
New York Times Magazine journalist David Marchese breaks down the art of conversation and getting impactful answers from an interview.
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