Chris Ross returns to the show to discuss skill building and muscle memory in VR. We asked ourselves if training in VR translates to tangible skill in the real world. The answers may surprise you!
Listen now: The Increasing Role of Design in Business
This week, special guest and user experience researcher, Melissa Hui, joins the show to talk about the ROI of design and how creativity and ideation play an increasing role in business.
Will the tools of tomorrow look anything like the tools of the past? Will developers and designers continue to build distinctly different native apps for various platforms? Or will we see a resurgence of browser-based mobile apps? What does the future hold for interactivity? In this episode, we ponder these questions.
Listen now: Apple Watch: Who Watches the Watchmen?
Take apart the Apple Watch experience, and drill down to its core essence. You’ll find more questions than answers. How do people feel about it? How will it change our world? Too soon to say.
Listen now: Progressive Prototyping
In this technical episode, we dig into the tools of the trade for UI designers. Whether you’re on a distributed team spread across the globe or a small focused team in the same office, the tools you use fundamentally affect the process and the results. Choose wisely.
Listen now: Accessible Wearable Technology
With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2.0 this week, it has never been easier to get into wearable technology. In this episode, we discuss the vast options available to the modern hobbyist.
Listen now: Measuring Fitness with Computer Vision
Use computers and cameras to track your fitness progress. Machines will one day be able to tell you how effectively your weight loss plan is going, simply by looking at you with a stereo camera. Here, we entertain some of the possible ways this might work.
Listen now: Tricorder Xprize
Tracy Ingram joins the show to talk about wearable devices and personal medical data in the cloud. Tracy and his team have advanced to the second round of the Xprize challenge to build handheld medical scanning technology, much like Star Trek tricorders.
Listen now: Invisible Apps
As mobile technology dominates the digital landscape, we are now starting to see evidence that application design is taking second place to service design. Interactions are no longer bound to a single isolated experience. Instead, they span multiple platforms, from laptop to mobile to wearable device across time and space.