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  • 3 weeks to an AR prototype

    In February we wanted to see if we could add an element to our workshops at Oliver Wyman that would bring a bit more depth and interaction to the content we present.…

  • Changing Minds

    How can we reframe and unbias our news media habits? How could we become aware of our political biases? What if we created a news reader that could keep track of how…

  • Loved

    Architecture swallows violence. The streets are washed clean. The walls patched. The holes filled. The windows repaired. And the names and lives of those lost are slowly forgotten. Mothers, fathers, daughters and…

  • Songlines: Part One

    Bruce Chatwin’s book, The Songlines, inspired me to think how I might design an application that would enable composers to create and map music to a specific geography. In the book Chatwin…

  • The Stack of Sedition

    Tinder’s use of a very familiar mental model – a stack of cards – is break through design work. Like a stack of cards it is a true thumb first expression of designing…

  • Defining a Minimally Viable Experiment

    Using Maslow to define need states, there is a hypothetical starter set of desirable features or services that, over time, are supported by learning. The mandatories – functional and usable – are built…

  • What’s up with Google Search on Mobile?

    Seen below Google has three different search experiences on my iPhone and I’m not sure which result to trust. I’m torn between choosing Thai Select, Aceluck, or Pongsri. I’m certainly not going…

  • Is Growth Hacking Nonsense?

    I had to jump in. This is my contribution to this (http://bit.ly/growth_hack) discussion on Quora; I walked into a talk a few months ago here in New York where a self-proclaimed growth hacker gave…