The Prototyper's Mind - Prototype Camp 2013 Keynote

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These are the almost entirely contextless slides from the keynote I presented at 2013's Prototype Camp. The basic message is that prototyping is more than a design method. If you embrace the five-fold mindset of the prototyper, you can improve not only your design practice but your life.

The Prototyper's Mind - Prototype Camp 2013 Keynote

  1. 1. THE PROTOTYPER’S MIND FRED BEECHER :: USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER
  2. 2. Do or do not. There is no try. NUh UH! @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  3. 3. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  4. 4. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  5. 5. DESIGN IS A VERB @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  6. 6. DESIGN ACHIEVES A GOAL @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  7. 7. JUST DO IT @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  8. 8. JUST TRY IT @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  9. 9. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  10. 10. Have goals Invest lightly Fail comfortably Seek feedback Communicate clearly @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  11. 11. $250,000,000 UH... LESS. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  12. 12. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp design by: optimal experience flickr: flyforfun
  13. 13. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  14. 14. Torpor Inducing Transfer Habitat For Human Stasis To Mars @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® John Bradford SpaceWorks Engineering
  15. 15. SUSPENDED ANIMATION ALMOST KINDA FOR REALZ!!!! @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® John Bradford SpaceWorks Engineering
  16. 16. 10 meter Sub-Orbital Large Balloon Reflector (LBR) @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® Christopher Walker University of Arizona
  17. 17. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® Christopher Walker University of Arizona DIRIGIBLE TELESCOPE!!!
  18. 18. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® Christopher Walker University of Arizona HUB-BUBBLE.
  19. 19. Biomaterials out of thin air: in situ, on-demand printing of advanced biocomposites @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® Lynn Rothschild NASA Ames Research Center
  20. 20. 3D PRINTING ASTRONAUT HUTS MADE OF AMOEBA CRAP ON MARS!!! @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ® Lynn Rothschild NASA Ames Research Center
  21. 21. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
  22. 22. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp ®Virginia Telehealth Network
  23. 23. @fred_beecher :: #protocamp
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  26. 26. FRED BEECHER @fred_beecher fbeecher@nerdery.com “Scribble” by Daniel Schroeder Design, from The Noun Project

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