Author Archives: James Turner

EPIC Speakers, help me to help you

EPIC, we need to talk. I’m a UX person and by that, I mean I’m a researcher, designer, project manager and usability tester. The bit I like most of my job, is the research bit, and my favourite type of … Continue reading

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EPIC 2013: Day 3 – Morning papers

The final day looms on what has been a fantastic EPIC conference. This morning’s papers are taking a different steer, concentrating on where the future of ethnography might be heading.     Eric Arnould, University of Bath & Julien Cayla, Nanyang Technological University … Continue reading

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The dangers of the ambiguous hashtag

Something strange happened when I first engaged with this year’s EPIC conference on my favourite social media platform. The hashtag for the event, #EPIC2013, was apparently a favourite hashtag of the ‘yoof when communicating what a fantastic year they were … Continue reading

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EPIC 2013: Day 2 – Morning papers

Day 2 of EPIC 2013 proved a much quieter start, probably due to the 9am kick off after the conference dinner the previous evening. However, even if some eyes were drooping, the intellectual rigour certainly wasn’t: Dr David Howes, Concordia University – The race … Continue reading

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EPIC 2013: Day 1 – Afternoon papers

So after some excellent PechaKuchas, here some the next conference speakers! Jacob Buur, Rosa Torguet, SPIRE, University of Southern Denmark – Ethnographic Findings in the Organizational Theater Jacob spoke about how researchers can use theater to promote stakeholder participation in research sessions and … Continue reading

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EPIC 2013: Day 1 – Morning papers

EPIC 2013 kicked off on a sunny but brisk September morning in Mayfair, possibly the only borough in London where you’re guaranteed to feel underdressed no matter what you wear. Here’s a summary of the first speakers and their talks. … Continue reading

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The Problem with Sliders

Ebay’s recent UI overhall has been largely praised, and indeed, on the whole I like it a lot. There have been quite a few changes to the UI and IA and I think experience has unanimously been improved. Well, almost, I have … Continue reading

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