Stephen Collins, Author at acidlabs Studios
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Author: Stephen Collins

So, UX Australia was last week. As ever, it was the highlight of the year for the wider UX community in Australia; it really does get better each year. I'm really hoping that I get the chance to speak a full-length talk next year after...

It would have been nice if we could have used the exact title of A.A. Milne's book of children’s verse, Now We Are Six, but this is a big enough announcement (six is more of a number for another year’s time) as it is. The first...

I'm pleased to announce that acidlabs Studios is now a part of the Australian Digital Marketplace, and available to work with government at any level in three categories: change, training and transformation marketing, communications, and engagement, and user research and design This is a big deal...

This is Apple's keynote pre-roll from the 2013 WWDC. The language in this video speaks powerfully to the designer in me. If design isn't to appeal to people's hearts as well as their heads, if we're not designing to make a difference in the world, and...

At GovCamp Australia 2013 this week, there were two identifiable two groups of people who presented and talked about the topics of inspiring government innovation, empowering people and liberating capability. There were the service designers who spoke about the specifics of design and presented case...

As a service designer, I've been involved in building the way a significant number of programs, products and tools hang together. And, as someone who works relatively often with government, where many agencies, policies, regulation and in the end, people, need to come together to...