Posts by Sarah

View from the stage at IxD17

Speaking at the IxDA Interaction ’17 Conference in NYC

I remember when I saw the email telling me that my talk proposal had been accepted for the Interaction ’17...

Conversing about Designing Conversation

I had the great pleasure of chatting with Daniel Stillman for an episode of his Conversation Factory podcast. We covered...

Connected Hardware Eats Unicorns for Breakfast

The world of software-empowered, connected hardware is beckoning. It’s the unsolved future — a vast frontier of possibility: rich and meaty problems waiting for awesome design solutions. And you unicorns are ready gallop to the rescue, right?

Wemo: Smart Home Beginnings

The Opportunity: In 2010, Belkin was making timer sockets, a line of smart energy products, and a line of Wi-Fi...

Energy Behavior Change

Problem: Conserving energy is important, but behavior change is hard. Goal: Help Belkin’s Conserve division to be focused and make clear decisions when...

Smart Energy Display

Problem: In 2010, many energy companies were (for various reasons) installing smart energy meters on their customers’ homes. One of the benefits...

Learning from My UX Interviews

Learning from My UX Interviews

Some of you expressed some interest in what I learned from my experience interviewing, so I’m going to take a...

Embarking on a New Adventure

Embarking on a New Adventure

This Thursday will be my last day at Yahoo! After three and a half years, I’ll be packing up my...

Spotted: Safety on a Plane

Spotted: Safety on a Plane

On one of my recent flights, this was the view of the tray table on the seat-back in front of...

Interaction ’10

Interaction ’10

It’s been almost two weeks now since I returned from Interaction ’10 in Savannah, which was a fantastic conference packed...

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