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A journey into user experience

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A presentation I gave to apprentices at TechCityStars in London to inspire and motivate them by telling them about my journey into user experience.

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A journey into user experience

  1. 1. A Journey into User Experience Sven Laqua, Head of User Experience
  2. 2. About me
  3. 3. Born in East Berlin
  4. 4. Moved to Dresden ...to be an undergraduate
  5. 5. Moved to Newcastle ...to be a postgraduate
  6. 6. Moved to London … to do more research
  7. 7. Travelled around ...to talk about my research
  8. 8. Stayed some more in Academia ...to work on 2 EU projects
  9. 9. About UX
  10. 10. What is UX?
  11. 11. How does UX fit in?
  12. 12. About Digital Science
  13. 13. Catalyst Grant We look for innovative scientific software ideas. We offer up to £15k to get your idea off the ground. Submit by 31 Dec 2015
  14. 14. Find something you like & are good at
  15. 15. 1. Set a goal 2. Work hard 3. Reflect
  16. 16. Believe in yourself
  17. 17. Find a mentor someone who believes in you & someone who inspires you
  18. 18. “Life is the sum of all your choices.” Albert Camus

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