Whitney Quesenbery — Design as a Civic Responsibility
Episode 114 • Published Apr 11, 2017
Whitney is Co-Director of Civic Design and is an expert in user research, user experience, and usability, with a passion for clear communication.
She’s the author of three books: A Web for Everyone, Storytelling in User Experience, and Global UX.
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- 1:43 What is Whitney up to these days?
- 2:44 What is civic design? What is the realm of civic design?
- 6:00 Why be a poll worker and its importance of?
- 7:15 How are you helping making poll working better?
- 8:00 What makes a better voter guide?
- 10:40 Was there quantifiable results?
- 12:45 What else does she work on? What type of training?
- 16:00 Story of government database being mixed up.
- 18:25 Provisional voting, how it works & election day registration.
- 20:35 Journey mapping a voter’s trip to the election day
- 23:20 The greatest way to get people to vote.
- 24:25 Any crazy ballot designs from recent memory?
- 26:49 What are ways to make voting more accessible?
- 28:03 Design course open to everyone?
- 30:40 Where can people find this Civic Design course?
- 33:02 What about open source voting systems?
- 35:03 How do you ensure you get all the input from all the people?
- 37:20 It’s hard to trust something when you don’t know what’s inside it.
- 37:55 Chris’ shoutout to Florida
- 38:40 How can people follow up with what’s going on?