Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ideas around Innovation: Technology vs. People

Psychologist/futurist, Don Norman makes a controversial argument saying that we (designers) “prefer to believe that conceptual breakthroughs occur because of a detailed consideration of human needs… the fact is that it simply doesn’t happen”. Norman says “the most powerful inventions … Continue reading

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HXD Conf 2012

I love love LOVE visual notes!! This is so perfect to get inspiration when feeling lost and alone… in healthcare experience design. http://www.hxdconf.com/hxdposter_/#/start-here

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It’s what the work, workplace and worker demand.

How can we design better instructional systems? By answering the challenge above. Determining why one system is better suited for the WORK, WORKPLACE and WORKER is what can make a big difference in an eLearning solution that is effective and … Continue reading

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TEDx – my recap of Eastside Prep

Here’s a summary of the information I absorbed while at TED Eastside Prep on Friday, May 18. This event was a TEDex event – meaning an independent TED-inspired event full of speakers and video showing a curated set of relevant … Continue reading

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A good app!

If you are in medical school, own an iPad, possibly have ADHD when it comes to lectures and reading… then this is the study guide for you: Prognosis – A fun, educational game based on real surgical and medical cases. I … Continue reading

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EMR – Digital Divide

What’s the Digital Divide all about? And why the need for Cloud Computing?  The digital divide is based upon the fact that doctors store EMR data about their patients, for the same consult, more than once. They may see them first at … Continue reading

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UX + Educational Design in the Mobile World

In order to deliver an effective learning experience (whether in the present or the future, in third-world nations or first-world), the following UX capabilities are required: 1) Capability to extract a good understanding of the culture of the learners 2) … Continue reading

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