I got my start making techy things in middle school, when I stumbled upon this wonderful thing called HTML... and promptly made this website. Since then, I've been:
I have also:
I am a multi-disciplinary design researcher and UX/product designer who values kindness, curiosity, and accountability.
I blend my experiences inside and outside of tech into an evolving set of practices. Some of them are:
Acknowledge the limits of your own experience. Talk to others to find out what they need.
Deconstruct the problem and interrogate assumptions, but also consider how to share your thought process to meet people where they are.
Tech affords us the ability to do things really fast and at scale, but not all problems are tech problems. Develop a varied toolbox to help with this.
To solve complicated problems, you have to be willing to iterate and learn.