Accessibility = Disruption = Growth

Disruptive Innovation = When people who didn't use a product start using it. Accessibility = When people who could not (and hence, did not) use a product start using it. Business people think hard about disruptive innovation and growth, they care about the economy. And designers think hard about accessible design, they care about individuals. …

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What is your product like?

One way to look at design: anything which produces a meaningful influence on human behavior. I am always keen to know about small things which change people's behavior. So recently, I came across this story from AirBnB: As part of the onboarding process at Airbnb, the company encourages new employees to ship new features on …

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Superstition and Innovation – Part 1

If a mythological society innovates more, do superstitious individuals innovate more? Or maybe a tighter formulation: are innovators necessarily superstitious? We think of superstition as backward and unscientific, and of course in many ways, it is backward. But I can't help but speculate on how individuals like Steve Jobs and Isaac Newton embraced beliefs in …

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