Doctor's Note

A mix of essays and commentary about design, innovation, technology, society, coaching, personal and leadership development. Since 1996.

Backing the Kickstarter campaign for What Doesn't Kill You

My lovely friend Rachel Meyrick has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to make a feature documentary called, What Doesn’t Kill You. It’s …

ALA Article on Service Design Beyond the Screen

As usual I’m behind the curve, but this time I’m behind myself, which is weird. I don’t think I’ll psychoanalyse that too much more. I …

Storytelling for Designers

As a design educator I watch and read a lot of project presentations. I worked out the other day that I must have seen at least 2,000-3,000 student projects in …

Infographic Movies

The Inforgraphic Movie blog is a rolling resource of, well, infographic movies from Swiss designer, “Hitch”, who is an ex-student of ours here at …

UX and Service Design in Lisbon

From UX to Service Design at UX-LX I’m heading off to Lisbon tomorrow to run a workshop at UX-LX in Lisbon called From UX to Service Design. It’s …

Hopscotch - programming on the iPad for kids

Hopscotch is a new programming language/environment iPad for kids. I don’t have my iPad here right now, but I’m looking forward to having a go on …

Create a one-click expiring link

DeadC.net is a link shortening service with a difference. You can create a URL that can only be clicked upon once. Of course, it’s only a re-direct, so …