Design

#78 Digital Design For Wellbeing with Dorian Peters

By 29/06/2017August 16th, 2017No 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