Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: behaviour

12 bookmarks tagged “behaviour

Describing Personas – Indi’s Essays – Medium

medium.com/inclusive-software/describing-personas-af992e3fc527
People seem to fall into a hole when writing personas, even when they’re doing it based on research: they use demographics to divide between segments and to represent thinking styles. This is a…

Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone? - The New York Times

nytimes.com/2018/01/12/technology/grayscale-phone.html
A small group of people have turned their phone screens to shades of gray to make them less stimulating. That’s the opposite of what tech companies want.

Uber has crossed the line from motivating employees to actively manipulating them — Quartz

qz.com/930860/what-is-the-purpose-of-happiness/
The gig economy is supposed to be a tradeoff: In exchange for foregoing the stability of a steady income and health benefits, workers get more freedom and flexibility. But it’s becoming increasingly clear that, in some cases, workers are giving up a lot more than they get in return. A recent article in the New...

Millennials aren’t coddled—they just reject abuse as a management tactic – Daily Inequality

dailyinequality.com/2017/03/22/millennials-arent-coddled-they-just-reject-abuse-as-a-management-tactic/
Yes, it can be irritating to hear our younger colleagues complain of hurt feelings. But millennials aren’t wrong to expect a kinder, gentler work environment. The rest of us are wrong for clinging to the useless and outdated notion that to thrive in business, you have to be an asshole.

Human-Data Interaction: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed. | Interaction Design Foundation

interaction-design.org/literature/book/the-encyclopedia-of-human-computer-interaction-2nd-ed/human-data-interaction
We have moved from a world where computing is siloed and specialised, to a world where computing is ubiquitous and everyday. In many, if not most, parts of the world, networked computing is now mundane as both foreground (e.g., smartphones, tablets) and background (e.g., road traffic management, financial systems) technologies. This has permitted, and continues to permit, new gloss on existing interactions (e.g., online banking) as well as distinctively new interactions (e.g., mass...</...

Kill the Email - The Atlantic

theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/11/kill-email-die-email/415419/
Overflowing inboxes are wrecking productivity and making people feel guilty. Is the technology to blame, or are we?

The Boy Whose Brain Could Unlock Autism — Matter — Medium

medium.com/matter/the-boy-whose-brain-could-unlock-autism-70c3d64ff221
Autism changed Henry Markram’s family. Now his Intense World theory could transform our understanding of the condition.