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#78 Digital Design For Wellbeing with Dorian Peters

By 29th June 2017 No Comments

In this episode, we speak with Dorian Peters, the Creative Lead for the Positive Computing Lab at the University of Sydney, and the co-author of Positive Computing – Technology for Wellbeing and Human Potential.

Originally from L.A., Dorian is a user experience designer and focuses on learning and wellbeing. For the Sydney School of Education and Social Work she advises on and coordinates projects relating to digital learning and is a member of the Faculty’s Technology and Teaching Innovation Team.

What you will learn in this episode

  • How to deliberately design for wellbeing
  • Positive Computing
  • Why consumers should demand technologies that support positive psychological wellbeing
  • Why digital design focuses on hedonic pleasure and productivity
  • Why digital mindfulness should be taught to children as well as designers

Resources mentioned in the show

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Director & Founder at Digital Mindfulness
Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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