Snookered by an interruption? Use a cue.

For the main project of my MSc in Human-Computer Interaction I chose to explore the domain of interruptions. This is an important area that has seen quite a lot of activity in recent years (see this list of resources on the subject). As more devices and applications vie for our attention, interruptions are the inevitable consequence. And no matter how well trained we might be, we remain susceptible to their disruptive effects and we make errors. More

Design Practice

The Design Practice module in the MSc in HCI-E at UCL involved a group project to put established user-centred design methods into practice. Hence its name. The goal for each group was the same: design an interactive device to encourage healthy behaviours. This post describes the process I undertook as part of a team of seven students over nine weeks in 2010. More