Archive | March, 2014
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Silence is deadly

My posts always argue that as designers (and engineers, manufacturers, etc), we have a responsibility to create smart, beautiful, and useful products for our users. But lately, I’ve realized that users have a responsibility, too. As an OmniPod user, I failed at mine. Recently Insulet Corporation and Abbott Diabetes Care issued a recall of the […]

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Because the ballpoint pen inspired roll-on deodorant…

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”- Oliver Wendell Homes, Jr. To explain what we’ve done, I must first explain why we did it. The late Steve Jobs famously talked about experience and the risks of designing without knowledge built from diverse experiences; he said […]

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