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[Book] Smartphones: Une enquête anthropologique
From Putting People First

[Book] Smartphones: Une enquête anthropologique

Sur la base d‘une enquête de terrain menée à Genève, Los Angeles et Tokyo, cet ouvrage aborde la dimension proprement anthropologique du smartphone.

Nordic lessons for people-first smart cities
From Putting People First

Nordic lessons for people-first smart cities

While it is argued that smart city development is at an impasse, we argue that it is at a crossroads. It is possible to simultaneously develop and adopt new technologies...

[Book] Slowdown
From Putting People First

[Book] Slowdown

Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, this groundbreaking book reveals that human progress has been slowing down since the early 1970s. Danny Dorling...

[Book] How to Future
From Putting People First

[Book] How to Future

How to Future is a guidebook to futuring and arms you with tools, strategies and practices that illuminate new strategic pathways.

Reuters e-book about society after the pandemic
From Putting People First

Reuters e-book about society after the pandemic

Humanity either learns key lessons from the pandemic, corrects course and becomes a more resilient species. Or it tears further apart and expands the divisions...

Smart city visions and human rights
From Putting People First

Smart city visions and human rights

Without consideration for all humans inhabiting cities, smart city and technological approaches have the potential to exacerbate socio-economic divisions, corporate...

[Book] New Laws of Robotics
From Putting People First

[Book] New Laws of Robotics

AI is poised to disrupt our work and our lives. We can harness these technologies rather than fall captive to them—but only through wise regulation.

[Book] All data are local
From Putting People First

[Book] All data are local

“In our data-driven society, it is too easy to assume the transparency of data. Instead, we should approach data sets with an awareness that they are created by...

[Book] Health design thinking
From Putting People First

[Book] Health design thinking

Applying the principles of human-centered design to real-world health care challenges, from drug packaging to early detection of breast cancer.

MVP vs. “Minimal Desirable Product”
From Putting People First

MVP vs. “Minimal Desirable Product”

The MVP is a double-edged sword in that it focuses your engineering and product management priorities, but might steamroll user priorities. An MVP that misses 'desirable'...

Post Covid, our societies will likely be more value-oriented, local and green
From Putting People First

Post Covid, our societies will likely be more value-oriented, local and green

<!-- wp:paragraph --> The world after Corona will not be the same. When the corona wave has passed, our societies will likely be more value-oriented, local and...

The changing role of home during crisis
From Putting People First

The changing role of home during crisis

In the first Constellation of Future Matters, the team of the Emerging Technologies Research Lab of Masoch University considers various aspects, from different...

Behavioural science and the response to COVID-19: a missed opportunity?
From Putting People First

Behavioural science and the response to COVID-19: a missed opportunity?

While the role of behavioural science in the UK’s handling of the pandemic has been criticised, Peter John and Gerry Stoker argue that it is important for governments...

Why consumers are willing to share personal information on smartphones
From Putting People First

Why consumers are willing to share personal information on smartphones

New research from Wharton marketing professors Shiri Melumad and Robert Meyer finds that people are more willing to share deeper and more personal information when...

Covid-19, changing social practices and the transition to sustainable production and consumption
From Putting People First

Covid-19, changing social practices and the transition to sustainable production and consumption

Covid-19, changing social practices and the transition to sustainable production and consumptionSustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchesterby...

Where is remote research? Ethnographic positioning in shifting spaces
From Putting People First

Where is remote research? Ethnographic positioning in shifting spaces

Last week EPIC people gathered for a panel discussion on remote research to share guidance and inspiration as many of us take on new, remote positions. Here are...

[Book] We Are Not Users
From Putting People First

[Book] We Are Not Users

A call to reclaim and rethink the field of designing as a liberal art where diverse voices come together to shape the material world.

Imagining the world after coronavirus, part 5
From Putting People First

Imagining the world after coronavirus, part 5

Fifth edition of features and articles on what may lie ahead.

Human-centered innovation in a Covid-19 world
From Putting People First

Human-centered innovation in a Covid-19 world

The Covid-19 pandemic is rapidly transforming our present and our future. What are researchers and designers learning that can help companies evolve their products...

How to gain impactful insights with remote user research?
From Putting People First

How to gain impactful insights with remote user research?

Experientia’s Stefano Galeazzi and Daria Cantù explore how to conduct impactful applied qualitative research remotely, when we may not be able to conduct in-person...
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