Sprinting Towards the Long Term: Teaching Design Futures at SVA

How might interaction designers working in industry begin to address “long view” problems like climate change, income equality, or biodiversity — while working in professional settings that all too often tend to prioritize short-term gains and incremental wins?

This summer, Erica Dorn and I explored that question along with a group of nine students at the…

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Head of UX at Google News; Doctoral student at CMU Design; formerly at Instagram, Etsy, and the NYTimes.

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Head of UX at Google News; Doctoral student at CMU Design; formerly at Instagram, Etsy, and the NYTimes.

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