On January 29th, 2009, Hitesh & I heard Jane Fulton Suri - Creative Director at IDEO speak at a Design Speaker Series at OCAD.
IDEO ranks high in my list of prospective employers. Jane was a very balanced speaker. She spoke about using empathy and a human centered perspective to solving problems in designing/improving:
Well, that certainly is true in today's world.
Jane's book - "Thoughless Acts?" is pretty interesting. It is based on observations on intuitive design.
Lately, I have been intrigued by Design, User Empthay, and User experience approach beyond my expectations. I strongly believe in," if you want something bad, the entire universe conspires in your favor".
Let's watch the rate at which the Universe will bring me closer to my goals :)