Words matter. These are the best Jan Chipchase Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The distance between who you are and who you might be is closing.
I specialise in taking teams of designers, psychologists, usability experts, sociologists and ethnographers into the field. It’s called ‘corporate anthropology,’ but personally I’m more comfortable with ‘design research,’ because I’m not an anthropologist by training.
I spend a lot of my time looking into people’s bags and handbags – with their permission, of course.
It will be interesting to see if Seoul’s urban vocabulary of numerous, ever-present interactive screens will translate to other cities such as Beijing, London, and New York. It will also be intriguing to see if smaller cities and towns adopt aspects of Seoul’s screen culture throughout Asia, Europe, and North America.
Many retail stores have consumer trackers that study how long your eyes linger on one product, whether you follow it through by touch, and things that you buy. You can redesign things on a shelf, all by tracking such information.
There’s a whole load of stuff in life that is worth documenting. You see it every day but don’t even notice.
Tokyo – still – offers the most tightly integrated infrastructure, where smooth, technology-driven experiences take place when engaging in everyday actions, such as verifying personal identity, paying for goods, and buying tickets.
What do you think is the world’s most recognisable container of information? It’s the human face. We are constantly reading each other and responding.
At Nokia, we have an internal market for ideas. There could be someone in Nokia who wants research, and they will come to us.
The ability to identify someone at a moment’s notice by snapping a photo of him or her, to trigger an immediate influx of data about the person behind the face, will forever change the world.
Facial recognition software is already quite accurate in measuring unchanging and unique ratios between facial features that identify you as you. It’s like a fingerprint.
As touch-screens have become more popular, they have retrained how we interact with images we see on many surfaces.
There are certain cities around the world where it’s possible to learn about tomorrow’s technology as it’s being developed today.
From my time at Nokia, I’ve seen the 99% positive and occasionally negative impact that communication tools can have on people.
There is close to zero trust in institutions in Afghanistan. The mobile carriers have more trust than the banks.
Even if you don’t state your ethnic background anywhere on LinkedIn or whether you are married with children, a scan of your photos and other people’s photos featuring you will make it far easier to deduce.
China has a bigger middle class than the entire population of Europe.