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INCLUSIVE DESIGN

February 14, 2010 Leave a comment

INCLUSIVE DESIGN

Inclusive design applies an understanding of customer diversity to the design of mainstream products to better satisfy the needs of more people.

Ethos of inclusive design

  • User centred
  • Population aware
  • Business focused

What is needed?

  • Functional
  • Usable
  • Desirable

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The Inner History of Devices – Sherry Turkle

Amazing professor – worth a watch

http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/634

Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devices — the third in a trilogy — Turkle speaks of the importance of technology as a subjective tool, as a window into the soul.