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Your coworker will invite you out to see a band. You will plan to meet up at a ramshackle dive bar off an intersection. The bar will have a black awning. Over this awning will hang a peeling wooden banner of the grim reaper. He is stirring a cauldron simmering…

Arnold sat in the backseat of his father’s Buick Super and watched through the small window as the Baltimore he knew with its neat rows of densely packed brick houses receded from view. His father behind the steering wheel, and his mother in the passenger seat, the Wasserman family traversed…

The USS Enterprise, the dinner plate shaped spaceship and home base for the Star Trek the Next Generation fleet, is rendered in illustrative detail in the bottom center of the play field. It is flanked on both sides by the alien whose enormous domed cranium forms two split bulbs, and…

Originally published on The Index Project Blog:

Many can remember when they first learned that life has an end. For me, it was in the second grade, when the fish in the tank in my classroom grew a bulge. Although there was only one fish in the tank, in…

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General summary:

  • Learning how to use is a platform doesn’t happen as soon as someone registers.
  • Users who did not self identify as “low tech” would not be willing to sit through long, tool-tipped onboarding processes.
  • Participants “do not know what…

I haven’t been documenting anything and it bit me in the ass — so I am going to go back and remember as much as I can about the workshop to summarize.

As anyone who has worked at a failed startup (ie me) would realize, there is a huge gap…

After doing so much to prepare for our first workshop, I felt like this completely snuck up on me unprepared.

Right now we are trying to focus on bringing “design thinking” into the process of nontechnical and/or nondesigners through a series of tips and a “quiz” when picking out a…

The founders of Chorus had a solid idea of how they wanted Chorus to be perceived as a brand, and how they wanted users to feel as they moved through the platform. However, these ideas were mostly floating around in their heads. …

Week 1 Recap

Important things related:

  • Making technology not the divide (not being able to get through the barrier)
  • Future of where designers need to be thinking
  • What does democratizing technology mean?

Autopsy Summary

After receiving a general overview of the platform and its users from the Chorus team — my teammate and I planned…

What did you learn this deliverable?

I am graduating without a job.

What are you most proud of?

I am graduating without a job.

What did your team do really well?

I am graduating without a job.

What did you question about your experience?

I am graduating without a job.


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