Introduction to Volume 17, Issue 4

Our August 2022 essay is “Reimagining the Role of Friction in Experience Design” by Jonathan Ericson. He discusses the concept of friction in user experience design and notes that the typical design goal is to reduce friction; but there are contexts in which friction should be increased. Rather than reflexively striving to eliminate friction, he […] [Read More]

Deriving UX Dimensions for Future Autonomous Taxi Interface Design

Abstract Advances in autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies mean that driverless taxis could become a part of everyday life in cities within the next decade. We present a user-design activity leading to the development of an experience-design framework for autonomous taxi services of the future based on end-user expectations. We used Mozilla Hubs by Mozilla™ as […] [Read More]