AEA News posts tagged ‘eric meyer’
What happens when the idealized personas that guide the experiences we design collide with messy human reality? In this riveting 60-minute presentation, Eric Meyer explores a wide variety of failure modes, and shows how reorienting your perspective and making simple additions to your process can lead to more compassionate, more humanely designed experiences.
Eric Meyer: Designing for Crisis
In this passionate presentation captured live at An Event Apart Austin, AEA co-founder Eric A. Meyer draws on his personal and professional experience to explore examples of crisis-mitigating design successes and failures.
Beyond the Ideal: Designing for Crisis with Eric Meyer
It’s easy to design for the idealized user, someone who’s smart, calm, and informed. But how many designs can help a user who is completely in the dark, and barely capable of rational thought? In his AEA Boston talk, Eric will draw on his personal and professional experience to explore examples of crisis-mitigating design successes and failures.
Designing For People: Eric Meyer Tackles Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty
An Event Apart co-founder Eric Meyer tackles the profound (although unintentional) edge-case cruelty that can creep into our most lauded interaction design achievements—such as when Facebook’s acclaimed “Year in Review” feature this month generated an ad that showed Eric the face of his daughter Rebecca, who had just died this year.
An Event Apart Relaunches–New Design, New Features
On Saturday, December 1st, 2012, An Event Apart quietly relaunched its website. You're soaking in it. Among the redesign's goals: become a destination, update and distinguish the brand from sibling companies, and, of course, work well across multiple networked devices.