UX Design w/Ariel Sim

Ariel is the Director of Design Anthropology at MaRS Discovery District (Design Anthropology = Design + Anthropology = the anthropology of design). She believes that it’s not just the tools we have, but how we use them that matters.

Check Ariel out here:
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/arielsim/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/arieljayne

23 principles to guide AI – https://futureoflife.org/ai-principles/?cn-reloaded=1
Stanford D School – https://dschool.stanford.edu/

03:00 – Ariel’s presentation what is the long term result of design in UX
08:00 – What do UX designers really do
12:00 – How we use our tools affects us
13:00 – What the social rating has done
17:00 – How is anthropology affected how we live
19:00 – What the power of design can have on the world
22:00 – Why Ariel believes you should diversify to affect more people
23:00 – Make decision based on what’s good on the long term
25:00 – An you design for the people that might use tools for the worse
27:00 – People that have become more invested in their decisions are harder to change their mind
31:00 – When I’m first starting out is it better to specialize or diversify
34:00 – How to apply long term thinking to your decisions
40:00 – The most unpopular thinking – freemium should everyone have our data in exchange for experience
53 – What’re the waves of change
58:00 – How can we translate the idea of long effects directly in usability or the user experience? How do we make it part of design strategy?
1:04:00 – How manipulative are we?
1:10:00 – How can you become a great UX designer
1:11:00 – The one resource Ariel would recommend to become a UX designer
1:12:00 – Is there a common language we can use that works both environmentally and digitally?

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