Posts Categorized: General

Evaluating the Interfaces of Oblivion

As we march closer toward a day when some of the far-fetched interfaces popping up in movies are even more likely to become a reality, we wanted to evaluate them with some of the very tools we have at hand and use every day. This month, we’re taking a closer look at the feasibility — and more importantly, usability — of the futuristic interfaces in the movie Oblivion. 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 »

A Narrative Experiment

Seeing a set of photos that display your daily routine might not seem interesting, but once you realize… Read more »

UCAN Website Redesign

Project Overview Last year, I kicked off my UX internship here at Fuzzy Math with a pro-bono website… Read more »

Assumptions vs. Reality of Working with a UX Design Team

UXdesign is often misunderstood. Even the term “UX” itself is subject to heated debates and varying interpretations. So what does it mean to talk about UX design? And what should someone working with a UX design team expect? We’ve broken down some of the most common misconceptions we see to help ensure everyone’s speaking the same language and working toward the same goal. Read more »

Enterprise UX: Designing Organizational Culture Wrap-up

The final theme was all about how to build an organizational culture that supports, empowers, and fosters experience design. Phil Gilbert, general manager at IBM Design; Julie Baher, senior director of UX at Illumina; and Nathan Shedroff, program chair of the MBA in Design Strategy at California College of the Arts, did a fantastic job of closing out the conference themes. Read more »

Enterprise UX: Enterprise Experimentation Wrap-up

The first theme of day two, wrangled by Bill Scott, VP of business engineering at Paypal, Alissa Briggs, director of user experience at Brigade, and Jeff Gothelf, principal at Neo, was focused on how well, and sometimes how not-so-well, different approaches work at bringing experimentation into an enterprise. There was more overlap between these talks than there was with any of the other themes, which was indeed nice, and a pretty stark contrast from yesterday’s theme. Read more »