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Samsung aiming to bring calm to our connected world
From Putting People First

Samsung aiming to bring calm to our connected world

Samsung US newsroom published an interview with Federico Casalegno, Executive Vice President of Design and Head of Samsung Design Innovation Center; Mark Benson...

The psychology of ownership
From Putting People First

The psychology of ownership

"What’s mine is mine: unpicking the psychological reasons people like to own things" is the title of a highly recommended article by Claire Murphy of the Ellen...

Behavioural insights handbook
From Putting People First

Behavioural insights handbook

The objective of this guide is to provide a practical, step-by-step outline on how to run a simple BI project.

Over-reliance on English hinders cognitive science
From Putting People First

Over-reliance on English hinders cognitive science

To live up to its mission of understanding the representational and computational capacities of the human mind, cognitive science needs to broaden the linguistic...

[Book] An anthropology of futures and technology
From Putting People First

[Book] An anthropology of futures and technology

This book examines emerging automated technologies and systems and the increasingly prominent roles that each plays in our lives and our imagined futures.

[Book] Co-Cities
From Putting People First

[Book] Co-Cities

A new model of urban governance, mapping the route to a more equitable management of a city’s infrastructure and services.

[Book] Cloudmoney
From Putting People First

[Book] Cloudmoney

In Cloudmoney, Brett Scott tells an urgent and revelatory story about how the fusion of Big Finance and Big Tech requires “cloudmoney”—digital money underpinned...

[Book] Voices in the Code
From Putting People First

[Book] Voices in the Code

In Voices in the Code, scholar David G. Robinson tells the story of how one community built a life-and-death algorithm in a relatively inclusive, accountable way...

[Book] The Human Side of Innovation
From Putting People First

[Book] The Human Side of Innovation

PepsiCo’s award-winning chief design officer reveals the secret to creating life-changing innovations: putting human needs at the center of any design process.

2022 HAI Fall Conference on AI in the Loop: Humans in Charge
From Putting People First

2022 HAI Fall Conference on AI in the Loop: Humans in Charge

At the "AI in the Loop: Humans in Charge" conference, which took place Nov. 15 at Stanford University, panelists proposed a new definition of human-centered AI...

Social science research for a French home improvement retailer
From Putting People First

Social science research for a French home improvement retailer

Leroy Merlin is a French-headquartered home improvement and gardening retailer. Its Leroy Merlin Source (LMS) platform aims to create and share original knowledge...

To understand uses of personal data in the present, people draw on the past and imagine the future
From Putting People First

To understand uses of personal data in the present, people draw on the past and imagine the future

The collection and analysis of data about us now occurs across many aspects of everyday life, but how do people come to understand these complex processes? Drawing...

Interviews in the social sciences – A Nature Reviews Method Primer
From Putting People First

Interviews in the social sciences – A Nature Reviews Method Primer

In this Nature Reviews Method Primer, Eleanor Knott, Aliya Hamid Rao, Kate Summers & Chana Teeger off the London School of Economics focus on the stages and challenges...

Ethnographic research in data centers
From Putting People First

Ethnographic research in data centers

Data centers are destroying the natural world, writes anthropologist Steven Gonzalez Monserrate in Wired. But is the cloud an inherently unsustainable paradigm?...

Nielsen Norman Group on the usability of AR
From Putting People First

Nielsen Norman Group on the usability of AR

AR features in mobile apps are plagued by usability issues such as poor discoverability and findability of items with AR, low-visibility instructions, or vague...

No amount of hype and starry-eyed Metaverse proselytising can escape reality
From Putting People First

No amount of hype and starry-eyed Metaverse proselytising can escape reality

The metaverse will be a digital graveyard if we let new technologies distract us from today’s problems

Climate change and human behaviour
From Putting People First

Climate change and human behaviour

This Focus of Nature Magazine, a collaboration between Nature Human Behaviour and Nature Climate Change, features a broad range of Review and Opinion content on...

[Book] The Corruption of Co-Design
From Putting People First

[Book] The Corruption of Co-Design

Political and Social Conflicts in Participatory Design Thinking

[Book] OECD Guidelines for Citizen Participation Processes
From Putting People First

[Book] OECD Guidelines for Citizen Participation Processes

These are guidelines for any individual or organisation interested in designing, planning, and implementing a citizen participation process. The guidelines walk...

Human-Centered Design: what architects can learn from UX designers
From Putting People First

Human-Centered Design: what architects can learn from UX designers

Approaching architectural design with a UX designer’s mindset ensures a more holistic approach to designing the experience of using a building. From the outset,...
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