NeXUX peoplE PODCAST
In which we meet the members of our community — and their ideas. Subscribe using one of these links:
We preview our meetup with Jay Dawkins, CEO of CityZen. At his December 8 meetup, Jay will speak about how technology is shaping participatory democracy. In this preview, he speaks about his civic heritage, bringing NC State students together to combat racism, a formative moment as a transportation engineer, and the quiet heroism of public servants. Jay is on Twitter at @dawkinsjay.
In his coming meetup, Steven will speak about using emerging technologies for storytelling. In this preview, he speaks about his work with MSNBC, his degree in photojournalism, his time at the Washington Post, his Galapagos VR recording, and his grandfather's photojournalism career early in the 40s and 50s. Steven is on Twitter at @steven_king.
In his coming meetup, Jason will speak about his mission to revitalize UX at his company. In this preview, he speaks about his education, his work in the Valley, the broad range of skills a UX practitioner needs, and one reason that Amazon named its speakers "Alexa." Jason is on Twitter at @jbroughton.
We meet artist and Professor Emil Polyak. Emil trained in telecommunication engineering in Hungary, then switched to design. His career has taken him from eastern Europe to Australasia and now, to North Carolina. His work reintroduces creativity and play into our lives. Confront your limitations he says, and never stop learning. (9 mins)
In our inaugural podcast, we meet artist and Professor Pat Fitzgerald. We learn about Pat's art/technology background, his interdisciplinary work, great respect for creativity and gentle humor. (7 mins)