Mickey McManus will participate in the August 2011 IDEAS Series Workshop in San Francisco, CA. He will address the social implications of design.
Here’s an article about the evolutionary angle Mickey McManus took when discussing the challenges of the information age. The discussion took place on August 23 at the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s “Making Technology Invisible: Future Trends of Human-Computer Interaction.”
Mickey McManus will talk about Taming Complexity and the Future of Connected Products and Experiences at an event sponsored by the Western PA chapter of IDSA.
Where: Pittsburgh Technology Council office
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My Body Sings The Social Electric: Health In The Age of Trillions Read this entry in Mickey McManus’s blog about innovations in connected health.
Read what Bart Foster, founder and CEO of SoloHealth, has to say in the HealthFlock blog about MAYA’s Food Oasis project, our SMS-based virtual grocery marketplace.
Mickey McManus delivered a “flash of genius” session at this Economist event, which took place in Santa Clara, California.
Mickey McManus was a keynote speaker at the Connectivity Week 2011 conference “Smart Grid, Beyond the Grid,” in Santa Clara, CA. Mickey talked about what we can do with the deluge of information coming from machines and the need for managing complexity.
Francine Gemperle, senior researcher in our Human Sciences Group, joined Lawrence Murphy, chief designer at GE Healthcare, to facilitate a demonstration of how to use MAYA’s instaKIVA® . They did this with 2 groups of 12 conference attendees who focused on how to improve the patient experience. Francine also did a panel on the role of design in creating the patient experience, and she presented “tools you can use tomorrow” to the audience.
MAYA is one of five multidisciplinary teams selected to explore design ideas for public art and design in Pittsburgh’s Point State Park, once a significant historical crossing and battleground and the most visible landmark in Pittsburgh.