Doctor's Note

November 20, 2020

Finding meaning and purpose in work and life

This post was originally part of my newsletter Doctor’s Note. My most recent Power of Ten podcast episode is with Jungian Psychoanalyst …

September 24, 2020

Understanding services as games with janky controls

This post was originally part of my newsletter Doctor’s Note. I recently tweeted a Games Studies article by M. D. Schmalzer called Janky …

September 19, 2020

Antirom reunited apart

Much of my thinking about the relationship between playfulness and interactivity was formed during my time as a member of Antirom. Nikola …

August 14, 2020

Finding the Shape of You

My leaving This is Doing and This is HCD wasn’t a pleasant experience, despite my desire for conscious uncoupling instead of painful …

August 13, 2020

Boiling the Ocean: Complexity, Service Design, & Systems Thinking

I recently gave a talk for Dan Levy’s Future of Now series called Boiling the Ocean: Complexity, Service Design, & Systems Thinking. The …

July 23, 2020

A new home for Power of Ten

After a couple of years of being on the This is HCD network, Power of Ten is going solo with the episodes at their new home here on …

May 20, 2020

Design Leadership as Slow-Motion Facilitation

A lot of traditional models of leadership, especially in the corporate and political worlds, take on military language. There has been a …