As an independent researcher, educator and consultant, I act as the users' advocate in digital product and service design processes - for truly people-centered technology.

Building on a unique perspective between social sciences and design, I utilize approaches and methods that integrate often neglected aspects like social use experience, life context or privacy with traditional user-centered design thinking. After all, interaction design is social science.

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Recent posts on the blog:

screenshot Social media and usability – people-centred design in communications 5 months ago

DuckDuckGo and startpage.com (a variant of the ixquick service) are two powerful alternative search engines that do not track their users and their queries. “Own your data”, part IV: Avoiding search engines that track their users 8 months ago

Smartphone zombies (artistic interpretation) The digitally blindfolded: smartphone zombies and the devaluation of social presence 9 months ago

The article "Undesigning Interaction" is in itself a throughtfully undesigned piece of design (in: interactions 21, 4) Subtraction with a purpose – “undesign” as a strategy for sustainable design 11 months ago

The “Minimum Actionable Dataset” – a strategy to reduce data obesity? 12 months ago

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