Some Notes on Meaning, UX & Culture

Some time ago I presented a very abstract view of User Experience Design and Technology as it stands in relation to culture. This post is more of a write up of the notes to that presentation than anything else. You can access the presentation using this link: UX Culture and Innovation The premise for the presentation…
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Consciousness & Culture

I will start by saying that this is an exploratory essay about collective experiences. The idea of collective consciousness is intuitively appealing. We live in a world where much of what we understand reality to be is shared with other people. We think, act and experience a world with other people, a world in which…
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A Lovers Dream

You said you’d have me in five years, You knew how I young I was then It’s been almost ten That morning we lay there.. Perfectly honest Perfectly naked And we knew that that was the end But those visions never ended Those nights never stopped In my thoughts we were tangled Like lovers who…
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A Dream About Therapy

I woke up this morning not knowing the time. I’ve been used to waking up between 2 and 4 am. This morning however, it was 8. I woke from a dream that felt like the cocoon of a womb, a dream latent with imagery almost too obvious. The dream was exceptionally vivid. It was a comfortable…
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Waking

I’m sitting at my desk, 9am. Soon the world around me will wake. Cars are already pacing their way down Olympic to a world of work, office politics and action lists; meetings in which decisions are disposed to sentiment. Human nature begins at dawn. For me the peace of my nightlight extends until the first…
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Day Dream

The sun lays herself upon memory Laying ground for unspoken imagery And in this place of privacy I rest my head. Light from sky And warmth from day Protrude my eyes with the scent and haze Of pollens strong Inconspicuous way And in comfort that time will start again, And industry will take away These…
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