Meta-moments: Thoughtfulness by Design

A session at UCD2015 Humanity in Digital Landscapes: Mind, Cognition & Psychology

Saturday 24th October, 2015

11:50am to 12:10pm (GMT)

In UX, we seem obsessed with making digital experiences slick and seamless. We want to meet and exceed expectations at all costs. We want to remove all barriers to action and make it impossible to fail. We care about usability and conversions, but very little about thoughtful engagement.

In this workshop, we’ll look at when and how to encourage a little thoughtfulness (or Meta-Moment) in our users. We’ll learn how to deploy roadblocks (to set challenges), speed-bumps (to change pace) and diversions (to defy expectation). We’ll try these techniques out and see firsthand how they can be used to foster more attentive and more memorable experiences.

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Andrew Grimes

UX Consultant. Proud Dad. Lives in Bath. Works in Bristol. Just this guy. You know? bio from Twitter

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3 attendees

  • Adam Babajee-Pycroft
  • Andrew Grimes
  • Johannes Hinrich Meyer

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  • Hayley Marsden

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Time 11:50am12:10pm GMT

Date Sat 24th October 2015


Burdett Theatre, The Kings Fund

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