UX Upskill | Hyper Island

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Ethics is a system of moral principles that is concerned with what is good or bad for individuals and society. It’s derived from the Greek word “ethikos” which means character or disposition (Wikipedia).

At the start of this module my understanding of ethics in relation to UX was blurry. I…

UX Upskill | Hyper Island

There has never been a better time to get to grips with remote working methods than now. The world is changing at a rapid pace due to many reasons, the latest being the pandemic, forcing millions to work remotely. So the timing of this challenge was perfect.

Our lives are becoming ever more complex with lots of useless products increasingly dominating our lives. In this context it’s important that we don’t add more crap, but instead make sure we create useful and needed products. To help us do that we use design thinking. Understanding how to run…

Fieldwork UX research | Hyper Island

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The goal of this project was to find opportunities for innovation in the “How might we…” statement above by using the first two steps of the design thinking process. Based on our findings and insights, we would then give recommendations to an imaginary company. To do this though we first…

Design thinking | Hyper Island

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UX Upskill | Hyper Island

We were advised to document our journey using Medium. A bit daunting, as I’m not a writer, but it’s good practice and a nice way to keep track of all the things we will learn. Hopefully it will also help me develop my writing skills.

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It all started because of the ever looming and evolving pandemic. I knew I needed to find something to do that could keep me mentally sane through the coming winter and at the same time help me develop new skills. So this spring I frantically googled for options.

I knew…

Pia Hartvigsen

Visual designer exploring UX. Love illustration, travelling (uhm…when that was still possible), hammocks and cats, based in Oslo, Norway.

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