Becca Kennedy is a Human Factors Psychologist and co-founder of Kennason, a UX consulting company in Upstate New York. Say hello on Twitter: @becca_kennedy


How to teach kids about UX design

Why not introduce UX and human-centered design concepts at an early age? A user experience (UX) career is often full of outreach activities. We explain what we do. We teach other designers and developers how to be more thoughtful, do more research, and adopt more…

In defence of the term ‘users’

The pros, cons and alternatives to describing humans as ‘users’. It’s true though. The word ‘users’ has a bit of a negative connotation even in a technology context, perhaps bringing to mind a drone-like individual passively interacting with an interface or product. UXers have long…