Liking The Guests – at Sketching in Hardware

 

Just launched a new talk called “Liking the Guests” at Sketching in Hardware 2011 at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute. “Liking the Guests” tells the story of how holding your users in high esteem creates an unexpected and fundamental principle for good design. The talk has pirates, princesses, apes, and taxidermy, but essentially it’s about why I think we all make things. These ideas are worth sharing so I’ve uploaded the talk publicly so that anyone can take a listen.

Sketching in Hardware is an invited gathering attended by a small group of interaction designers, open software developers, device theorists, educators and hackers. We all create, study and use prototype devices for exploring new ideas. Everyone gives a presentation, there’s a mite of drinking and a ton of sharing skills. Well worth the trip. Check out my bit…

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