Posts By: Becca Noffsinger

Navigating the Human Mind

As designers at Fuzzy Math, we support and advocate for users’ needs. In order to do this, we need to understand the built-in characteristics of the human mind, as well as the various contexts in which people use a digital product. These variables play a huge part in what determines how our users visually perceive their environment and make decisions. Read more »

Can Wearables Be Trusted?

This past summer, Fuzzy Math engaged in a three-month wearable devices project, where each team member wore a… Read more »

Overcoming 5 Common Obstacles in User Research

Through years of experience and hundreds of research sessions across all sorts of users, industries, and products, we’ve developed a rich understanding of what it means to run and participate in research. No two sessions are the same, and there are many obstacles that can come up throughout the research process. Here are a few of the challenges that we’ve seen in the past, and the lessons we’ve learned from each. Read more »

Charge! A Story of Wearables and Human Awareness

For the FM Wearables project, I’m in the Awareness group. My intent with this project thus far has been to use my Fitbit Charge HR to track my stress levels. Because there are limited ways to track physical signs of stress (I could only really think of heart rate or breathing), I wanted to find a device that measures heart rate. Read more »