Design Contexts of Designing for Care

In advance of the book’s impending publication in May, I”m cross-posting a series of pieces from, within, and about the book itself. This post is also found in the Design for Care community site.

There are so many contexts in which design practice intersects with healthcare service and the critical problems anticipated in the near . . . → Read More: Design Contexts of Designing for Care

Robots & executive bonuses may have (already) taken your job

From AP and reposted everywhere:  Recession and technology killing off middle-class jobs

Entire employment categories are beginning to disappear faster than labor economists had believed as computer software, robots and other devices become more sophisticated and powerful — and millions of more jobs will follow suit

 Five years after the start of the Great Recession, . . . → Read More: Robots & executive bonuses may have (already) taken your job

Designing for Healthy Communities

Futures of Healthcare Service Innovation

I’m at the Medlove 2012 event in Berlin, next week Friday Nov 23 – for a day of conference presentations and design concepts in healthcare UX and service design. A practitioner’s conference, Medlove is organized as one of the series of European design and UX meetings.  Design for Care is . . . → Read More: Designing for Healthy Communities

ISSS 2012: Systemic Design Languages

I recently returned from San Jose where I participated in a deeply engaging ISSS 2012, the annual meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences organized by outgoing president (and Toronto colleague) David Ing to great effect. Although ISSS is the legacy of the original Society for General Systems Research, it must be credited . . . → Read More: ISSS 2012: Systemic Design Languages