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Podcast Episode 121 – Mindfulness, Attention, and Building Healthy Interactions through Applications with Rakhi Parekh

Rakhi is product design lead at lumosity.com and long-time meditator.  You’ll inevitably know Lumosity which is designed to improve memory, increase focus, and feel sharper and is known as the leading brain training app, personalized for you.  Rakhi uses her proven experience in human-centered design to do some amazing things to help people through a digital experience. Our conversation tackles …

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Podcast Episode 115 – Human Centered Design and Why UX is Not Just Software, it’s People, featuring Nik Parekh

Nik Parekh is a founder and author of the new book The Future of Extraordinary Design. As Design Strategy Lead for Samsung, Nik bolstered earning potential by $35B by contributing product management to ‘go to market’ 17-person team for 4 separate ventures. We discuss the values and vision of great human-centered design and how empathy is not just a buzzword when it comes …

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Is Open Source a True Technical Requirement?

What does it really mean to have “must be open source” as a requirement? It’s actually both a requirement and a constraint if you think about it. More than that, is it really a true “requirement”? Let me lead with the fact that I advocate strongly for the use of open source platforms for a number of reasons. This is …

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Turning Grey Matter into RapidMatter

Today I spotted something on Twitter that caught my eye, and I clicked through the link because of a couple of reasons. First, I have done work with Rene Van Den Bedem (aka @VCDX133) though Virtual Design Master plus other community based activities, and secondly, because I love to geek out about Enterprise Architecture: Even before I read what Rene …