Imagined England

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‘[T]he life of nations no less than that of men is lived largely in the imagination’.

Enoch Powell (1969)

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Web Summit 2016 take aways

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It was my first time at the Web Summit. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’ve attended various conferences over the years, but Web summit is not like a conference.
There is a constant buzz and movement of people, with all the pros anc cons that it brings. It’s intense and can be a little overwhelming too.

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Ethnographic Methods in UX, by Anne Kehlet

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After a long hiatus, last night I attended another great Cambridge Usability Group event.

The topic was Ethnographic methods in UX and was delivered by Anne Kehlet who is an Anthropologist turned User Experience Researcher, with extensive experience in ethnographic methods and, more importantly, how to transfer these methods into the more pragmatic world of UX.
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UX Cambridge 2015: day 2 take-aways

Keynote: The centrality of design

Josh Brewer‘s talk was about the role of design in businesses and how design is increasingly becoming part of a company’s DNA.
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UX Cambridge 2015: day 1 take-aways

Keynote: Working beyond the brief

This year’s conference started with Anna Kirah and Meriel Lenfestey ‘s keynote Working beyond the brief.

There were 5 key points covered:

  • Answer the right brief
  • Success is not personal
  • Be brave, not rude
  • Be creative in your approach
  • Fight the right battles

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