Mortality and User Experience

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Mortality and User Experience

  1. 1. Mortality and User Experience Ignite Seattle 12/7/06 Ario Jafarzadeh [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>We have a finite amount of time on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Life is full of cool things to experience </li></ul><ul><li>There are things that needlessly take time and energy away from us </li></ul><ul><li>If you design anything, be mindful of this at all times </li></ul><ul><li>We need more experiences that return time to us </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>We have a finite amount of time on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Life is full of cool things to experience </li></ul><ul><li>There are things that needlessly take time and energy away from us </li></ul><ul><li>If you design anything, be mindful of this at all times </li></ul><ul><li>We need more experiences that return time to us </li></ul>
  4. 4. Software updates Girls Complex navigation Interesting projects Error messages Learning more Spam Music Device drivers Friends / family Things I don’t Things I want to think about
  5. 5. <ul><li>The average American spends… </li></ul><ul><li>24 yrs sleeping </li></ul><ul><li>6 months waiting at red lights </li></ul><ul><li>750 hrs a year traveling somewhere </li></ul><ul><li>1,820 hrs of TV in a year </li></ul><ul><li>1 yr looking for lost items </li></ul><ul><li>5 yrs waiting in lines </li></ul>
  6. 9. Short learning curve Steep learning curve
  7. 16. <ul><li>A few experiences that are ripe for improvement: </li></ul><ul><li>Operating systems </li></ul><ul><li>Video games </li></ul><ul><li>Real estate stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Managing finances </li></ul><ul><li>Staying informed about the world around us </li></ul>
  8. 18. time information intake WE ARE HERE
  9. 19. time information intake WE ARE HERE
  10. 20. slides will be on my blog, which is linked from: http://cerealrobots.com

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