Course Design

I’m really excited about an introductory HCI course I’m developing (with some amazing collaborators) for the spring semester. For the last week or so, I’ve been working with several practicing designers to establish a set of core skills interns and/or entry-level designers ought to know in order to succeed in the workplace. Their comments and […]

The Capacity for Shock

One of the first things I read following the 2016 election was an article called Autocracy: Rules for Survival. It’s a great,¬†short read. And it introduced me to Masha Gessen’s terrific writing. I especially like her piece on¬†Arguing the Truth. One of the rules for survival has to do with maintaining the capacity for shock. […]