EthnoPod with Jay Hasbrouck

Understanding organisational culture and how people work is integral to the success of our work.

In this podcast we discuss ethnography and anthropology and it’s relationship to the human-centered design. We discuss research techniques to better understand the problems we are trying to solve.

Rita Denny ‘Reflections on changes in ethnographic praxis’

Take a break from video chat and listen in on my conversation with Rita Denny! We chat about how EPIC is pivoting for their conference this year in light of COVID-related restrictions, as well as changes in ethnographic praxis overall....

/ May 31, 2020

Sam Ladner ‘Working with Cross-Functional Teams’

Please join me as I talk with Sam Ladner about her new book, Mixed Methods. We cover some of Sam's critical insights, including: working in cross-functional teams, the importance of artifacts, creating psychological safety, luxuriating in the customer, and data...

/ March 18, 2020
Genevieve Bell on this is hcd

Genevieve Bell ‘Anthropology, cybernetics, and establishing a new branch of engineering at ANU’

Anthropology and computer science go back much further than many realize; and the relationship between the two continues to evolve. Join me as I talk with Genevieve about the relationship between technology and culture, cybernetics, and the story behind the...

/ January 7, 2020

Jay Hasbrouck ‘The power of ethnographic thinking in Design’

In this episode, we chat with the author of Ethnographic Thinking, Jay Hasbrouck. We go through what ethnographic thinking is and how it should be applied to inform richer contextual insights for design teams and how designers have abused or...

/ April 24, 2018