Good dashboards appeal to us because they offer a sense of control. When designing a dashboard, pay attention to giving an overview of what is happening, the information needed to plan for the future, and assistance with getting things done timely.
Emoticons as a new form of language. Isn’t the human mind a marvellous thing if you consider that even a ‘unicode smile’ can be contagious? :-) And how about *yawn*? Does that affect you?
Are you willing to sacrifice privacy for a better experience, or discounts? To be honest, I don’t mind government keeping and processing my and other’s data, if this means I get a better ‘user experience’ such as pre-filled tax forms and automated health benefit returns.
Many issues remain when trying to conjure ‘linked data’ using departmental-specific datasets.
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A framework for social- and context-aware environments inspired by the Addams Family: “The sensing, response and location-awareness of Thing is a useful aspirational model, even if the goal isn’t for disembodied hands to pop out of boxes and serve tea.”
The PoS/electronic currency mediums of the future will do a better job of making it feel like people are transacting with one another. Not just two electronic machines exchanging currency for goods or services.. – Hunter Walk
Technology should require the smallest amount of our attention. Technology can communicate, but doesn’t need to speak.
Once [we start] understanding how all of these different predictors relate to each other, we can then develop algorithms to better predict when a depression patient is going into a relapse. This will not only improve quality of life but also reduce incidence of suicide, relapse and readmission to treatment facility.
I’m a UXer because I love people, not because I love websites. (Or any kind of system. People first.) – Daniel Pshock
If Goliath is big data, and the UED Research team is David, the rock in our slingshot is empathy.
As artificially intelligent systems grow in intelligence and capability, some of their available options may allow them to resist intervention by their programmers. We call an AI system “corrigible” if it cooperates with what its creators regard as a corrective intervention, despite default incentives for rational agents to resist attempts to shut them down or modify their preferences.
What is the motivation behind the risk? There is an analogy between chemistry and big data, the conduct of experiments to mix substances and examine the results. I fear pre-destination based on inaccurate and/or mistaken data. – Scott Taylor
The research validates what most community managers have always believed: trolls are awful people in real life, too. – Roger Dooley, Neuromarketing