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Rewritten from the ground up: Hermeneutics for Designers on UX Booth
Hermeneutics is a clever framework for understanding the big picture by way of the details. Whether the big picture is a UX project or something as simple as reading a book, Sjors Timmer offers a process to uncover valuable - and sometimes surprising - insights.
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Notes from my UX Brighton conference talk
Hermeneutics deals with the problem of understanding. Learn how to use it to work with the past and become powerful desi…
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For people who are still on Google+ here are the notes of my IxDA London talk on Urban IxD and Design Fiction  https://medium.com/designing-the-future/d434391d4fe2
Design Fiction and Urban IxD
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Designing with time in mind, my notes of my EuroIA talk, just in time for the deadline 
This is the write-up of my talk at EuroIA 2013 containing my thoughts for the presentation and a set of additional resources that I found useful whilst writing my talk. When you observe the recent rise of mobile companies such as Instagram, Twitter and SnapChat you can spot similarities in the ...
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Here are the slides for my EuroIA talk last week in Edinburgh
From Stonehenge’s summer solstice to medieval genealogical charts and from grandfather to atomic clocks, Europe has a long history of building tools to keep t
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Last week I spent a week in sunny Split attending the UrbanIxD summer school, what I found most interesting was the process of mixing prototypes with stories, find more about this in my blogpost. 
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For those of you who roam the bad lands of Google+, if you want to hear me talk about UrbanIxD and Design fiction, come and stop by in Cambridge next Wednesday
We're happy to welcome Sjors Timmer this month to Cambridge. If interaction design for future cities interests you then this talk highlighting his time at the Urban Interaction Design Summer School should be a good introduction!  Event starts at 6.30 pm with nibbles and networking, talk begins at 7 and ends at 8.30 pm. After this we head to The Salisbury Arms that's about 3 minutes away for a round of drinks, courtesy of Red Gate. About the ...
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Rewrote my older blog post so that it fits better on Medium
The history and future of our time artefacts
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Is there still anyone on Google+? If so, and you'd like to read about urban data, check my blog post!
Adam Greenfield's LSE symposium 'Urban data: From fetish object to social object' set out, as Greenfield stated, to “problematise the area of urban data”. An aim it easily achieved: by the end of the day I collected way more questions than answers. It turns out that once you stop fetishising ...
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Last week I attended the brilliant conference the Design of Understanding, here's my review:
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Great talk, thanks for all those who tipped me to watch it
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Brilliant talk, full of applicable knowledge :)
 
My 2013 Google I/O design talk is now up on YouTube.
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Information Architect
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  • Notura
    Freelance Experience Architect, 2013 - present
  • SapientNitro
    Information Architect, 2011 - 2012
  • Webjam
    User Experience Designer, 2008 - 2010
  • Touchlocal
  • The Group
  • Zomoto
  • Azarius
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Sjors Timmer is an Information Architect at SapientNitro. He runs a workshop event called uxdo.  He is interested in the use of technology to change society and blogs at notura.com.

You should follow him if you want to learn more about mixing ideas, design and the city
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  • Goldsmiths
    MA Digital Media: Technology & Cultural Form, 2007 - 2008
  • HKU
    MA Digital Media Design, 2005 - 2006
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