I conduct exploratory human behavioural field research at Nokia Research Center splitting my time between running user studies and developing new applications, services and products that, if I do my job right, you'll be using 3 to 15 years from now. I specialize in taking teams of concept/industrial designers, psychologists, usability experts, sociologists, and ethnographers into the field and, after a fair bit of work, getting them home safely. The tough part of the job is in using the data to inform, inspire and affect how my colleagues think and what they do. I live in and work from Tokyo, my home since 2000.
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