The pandemic has given many Americans a shared set of uncomfortable feelings as we collectively navigate a new way of life. Isolation, stress, and anxiety reign, but we’re also learning to live with and name new, more subtle feelings as well: loss for our usual way of life, which we…


In the wake of The Verge’s article about the dangerous pitfalls of Lambda School, I wanted to give some commonsense advice about how to choose a design or coding bootcamp. …


In the wake of The Verge’s article about the dangerous pitfalls of Lambda School, I wanted to give some commonsense advice about how to choose a design or coding bootcamp. …


Recently I met up with someone who attending my talk, Designing Against Domestic Violence, and was interested in learning more about the space and people doing similar work. When I started digging into this area a little over a year ago, I knew people working on the topic must be…


Individual action isn’t enough to spur the paradigm shift we need

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Nearly every tech conference right now has at least one, if not many, sessions about ethics: Ethics in artificial intelligence, introductions to data ethics, why letting the internet go to sleep is the ethical thing to do, or just plain integrating the basics of ethics into your design. …


This afternoon, I took my place in line exited to see what exactly Happy Place, which Timeout calls “a pop-up funhouse for adults,” would entail. I had read about a ball pit for grownups and the promise of “standing in the middle of the world’s largest indoor confetti dome surrounded…


There are needs and there are wants, and sometimes it can be hard to separate which is which. A useful activity for me when I was first starting my minimalism journey was reading about items people don’t own. Before reading about people living without a toaster, I had never really…


This is for anyone who is thinking about applying to a coding/design bootcamp or has recently been accepted. After I graduated from General Assembly’s (GA) User Experience Design Immersive, as well as completed their part-time course in front end web development, I got a lot of people asking me if…


Urban Leash is a Chicago start-up that provides on-demand dog walking and cat sitting. Their flexible offerings are built around an understanding of busy pet owners that is lacking among other dog walking companies, making their service unique and much-appreciated by Chicago’s pet-loving professionals.

Challenge

My team and I were challenged…


This project challenged me to create a solution for a common problem: the way photo-taking interrupts our time with friends and family, causes strife between the photographer and those being photographed, and the overall negative experience of being with that friend or family member who insists on taking many, many photos in an effort to get the perfect shot.

Opportunity

The opportunity to create a solution for photo-taking that doesn’t interrupt people’s time together was was twofold: I could simultaneously help obsessive photo-takers get the pictures they crave while also making the experience of being photographed something that was more pleasant and did not disrupt people’s time together.

My Role

UX Research…

Eva PenzeyMoog

Tech | Design | Code | Feminism | Minimalism

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