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Karl Fast
Information. Interaction. Understanding. Former Professor of User Experience design.
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Karl Fast Oct 10
Replying to @m_ott
Glad you liked the talk. It's a favorite of mine.
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Karl Fast May 9
Replying to @sjors
it isn't but email me and I can send you that and more
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Matthew Milan May 3
Replying to @resmini @jddj and 3 others
Wow, I haven't talked about Backcasting in years but it's evolved a lot at since I last shared publicly: in heavy use here!
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Karl Fast Mar 27
The opposite strikes me as more true: if you want to survive as a developer you better learn design
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Karl Fast Mar 25
Try changing your mind about something important. It provides strong evidence that you have one.
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Karl Fast Mar 21
I knew those cloning experiments wouldn't stay secret forever
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Karl Fast Mar 9
Replying to @ykovzel
No. It's a workshop, not a talk.
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IA Summit #ias18 Mar 2
Learn how to filter any kind of information w/ of at an workshop on 3/22.
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Jedd Ahyoung Jan 31
"What is technical debt?" Technical debt is hard to explain, but a picture is worth a thousand words.
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Alex Steffen Jan 14
Arctic sea ice collapse. We are—right now—in a rapidly worsening planetary crisis, one unparalleled in human history, yet largely ignored.
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Karl Fast Jan 13
I just finished Ricky Jay's book about Buchinger. Amazing and obscure historical figure. Struck me as great onthisday material
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Karl Fast Jan 13
Suggest . Artist, magician, calligrapher. 29 inches tall, born without hands or feet. Died Jan 17 1740
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Karl Fast Jan 11
Replying to @cwodtke @jonesabi
I wouldn't mod anything. Games create a frame and expectation. Now I speak as a gamer who wants to play before learn.
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Karl Fast Jan 11
Replying to @jonesabi @cwodtke
And designing a good game is serious work. Design an activity/exercise/challenge instead, which may have game-ish aspects
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Karl Fast Jan 11
Replying to @jonesabi @cwodtke
Games can be a great for building social cohesion, but games that seek to explicitly teach something are mostly awful
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Karl Fast Jan 3
Your question of how Trump got from 30 to 45% has compelling answer in Ch 5 of Harford's new book "Messy"
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Karl Fast Dec 20
Replying to @andybudd
given how many designers don't know about pace layers, it's not a cliche to me. The cliche is not taking the idea far enough
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Asif Hossain Dec 17
Clearest indication yet that Canada will outlast all other Western liberal democracies.
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Karl Fast Dec 13
Replying to @sjors
i haven't read that but I did read his follow up "The World Beyond Your Head" and that does deal with embodiment and related lit
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Karl Fast Dec 13
Replying to @sjors
not that I can think but Matthew Crawford has a book called Shop Class as Soulcraft that explores some of these themes.
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