Designing for Digital Health at FITC Amsterdam 2019

The “restore connection” alert isn’t just for devices– it applies to people too. And it’s more important now than ever before.

We have a responsibility as creators of digital products to enable others to disconnect, and re-connect with themselves– physically, mentally and socially. This intersection is an emerging category Andréa likes to call digital health, and it’s something we can create together. In this talk, I shared actionable strategies, principles and considerations for designing with digital health top of mind. We got into some #realtalk about how we can collectively create more balance and presence for the humans using our products.


 
 

Talk Title
Designing for Digital Health

Conference
FITC Amsterdam

Date
February 18th, 2018 • IJ ZAAL

Talk Abstract
More details here

The Twitter Version:

We’re building the news headlines of the future… but most importantly, we’re building the habits of the future, too.

-@andreacrofts #FITC #FITCAmsterdam

 
 

Resources

Bad Tech: The New Macbook Keyboard is Ruining my Life
A writer’s woes about Apple’s Macbook Pro Retina keyboard

Engineering Code of Ethics
A code of ethics for Software Engineers, created by the IEEE

Design Patterns for Mental Health
An open-sourced library of patterns for mental health

 
 
 

Need another solid tweet from this talk? I’ve got you covered.

Technology is exploiting vulnerability in human psychology. Dopamine-driven habit loops are gradually gnawing away at our physical and mental health. It's time we re-claim them for good.


-@andreacrofts #FITC #FITCAmsterdam
 

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