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The next generation of smartphones need to be useful, unique and cater to old school consumers (read Blackberry) who were left behind. Instead of incrementally better clones of each other.
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"Ideas are abstractions, people are not" - Flip

Brilliant.
 
You'd think Human Centered Designers would use human centered language - by David Robinson

Much of the language of business, design, and product development is like the language of healthcare – it is scrubbed and surgical. Not that the language of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and MVP (Minimum Viable Product) and User/Customer isn’t useful. It is.  It also abstracts the designer from the reality of the people that they serve. Ideas are abstractions. People are not….
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Could this mark the beginning of a "smartdevice" revolution? #Motorola #Ara #ModularPhone
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"Helmsman, Engage!" (your customer). Way to go Cpt. Mike of the good ship Netflix :)
Usually conversations with customer service representatives are pretty bland, or even painful if you're trying to resolve a problem. As it turns out, this isn't always true when it comes to Netflix...
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A friend is looking for #PHP Developers for a #UsabilityStudy at Amazon.
You can participate either remotely or at the location mentioned in the craigslist ad below. Compensation in the form of a gift card, see link for more details.

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flag : miscategorized prohibited spam best of. Posted: 2013-10-02, 2:56PM PDT. PHP developers wanted for a usability study (downtown). Are you a PHP developer? Do you have experience in creating Web Applications in PHP? Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers solutions to create, host and manage ...
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Brutal. No one told you that time is all made up - by David Robinson

I love language and pay attention to the phrases that we use to describe our work and our lives. The way we talk about ourselves is not passive. We story our experiences. I particularly love the myriad ways in which we pretend that we have no control over what we do or how we do it.  Our relationship with time is particularly ripe with notions of impotence. We race against time. We never have enough time. We lose time. While we’re racing, lacking or losing, time keeps moving – steady and unaware. We made the concept. We define how we work with it. Not the other way around…
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  • Office of Research at University of Washington (UW ORIS)
    Interaction Design Assistant, 2013 - present
  • ThoughtWorks
    Business Analyst, 2008 - 2010
    Worked across 4 distributed off-shore agile teams, gathering and analysing business requirements ranging from web-ser- vice gateways, to end-user profile on the website, to key features on a call center intranet app. The client I worked with is a leading online independent retailer of train tickets in the UK
  • ThoughtWorks
    UI Developer, 2010 - 2012
    Responsible for setting up the UI development stack from scratch (HTML/CSS/Jquery framework), designed and developed the User Interface and key interactions across different devices. Clients I worked with: A Hotel booking website and mobile web-app. Non-profit news organization's website. A British television broadcaster's press and public facing websites. Website for a housing association in the UK.
  • Flipped Startup
    User Experience Design & Research Intern, 2013 - 2013
    - Used Ethnographic Methods to quickly understand the user’s hassle maps and identify pain points (aka opportunities) for potential business ideas. - Rapid Prototyping to gather real time insights on usage patterns of content. - Looked at SEO and SEM by working on the content first with the founders, which in turn helped us identify and refine the language we used to define the offering itself, which helped us to simplify the content further.
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - Pune, Maharashtra, India - Allahabad, UP, India - Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Introduction
Currently walking the Human Centered Design path at the University of Washington Seattle, I'm learning ways to design usable and useful things which have humans at the core of the design.

As an ex-ThoughtWorker, I learnt a great deal about what it takes to deliver quality software in an Agile development environment. I learnt the importance of the terms 'Fail Fast' and 'Test Driven', and the joy that is to create wonderful things by collaborating with brilliant minds.
Education
  • University of Washington
    Masters in Human Centered Design and Engineering, 2012 - present
  • Arya Vidya Mandir, Juhu
    1998 - 2002
  • Poddar Senior Secondary School
    2002 - 2004
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology
    BE in Information Technology, 2004 - 2008
  • Boys High School
    1991 - 1998
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