Cennydd Bowles is the Endnote speaker for UX Scotland 2018. His book Undercover User Experience Design was one of the first books on usability that I read at the start of my career, so it was a pleasure to have the opportunity to do a short interview with Cennydd ahead of the conference.
I’m really excited to attend this year’s UX Scotland. There will be a couple of ‘firsts’ for me: first time in Edinburgh, and first time at the conference.
For now, this is what we have to look forward to:
‘[T]he life of nations no less than that of men is lived largely in the imagination’.
Enoch Powell (1969)
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.
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.