People find metadata inscrutable, even intimidating. Maybe they think it’s just something to do with SEO. Or, thanks to some high-profile security violations, they think metadata is trying to rob them of their privacy. I prefer the view proposed by archivist/historian Jason Scott: “Metadata is a love note to the future.” Data we’re generating is not inherently good or bad, but gains value (or poses risk) depending on how we use it. We may not understand the meaning of all this data we’ve created, but eventually people will develop ways to make sense of it, find unforeseen connections, and create new knowledge.
It’s that time of year again! PhillyCHI election time and call for volunteers. Being an officer of PhillyCHI is rewarding as it allows you the opportunity to foster the design, technology, and UX community in Philadelphia while increasing your visibility to the community at large.
On September 17th, Think Brownstone (Conshohocken) will once again open its doors to PhillyCHI for an Open Studio/UX Show and Tell event. Four local user experience professionals – including Think Brownstone! – will present PhillyCHI membership with their UX project stories. Social time will be from 6:30pm-7pm, and Q&A time will be after the last presenter has concluded.
Do you have a unique and interesting UX project to share with the PhillyCHI community? Would you like to gain exposure as a local UX professional? Are you proud of a past or recent project you’ve worked on? Tell us about it!
On September 17th, Think Brownstone (Conshohocken) will once again host the PhillyCHI Show and Tell event. We have three presentation slots available to PhillyCHI members. To be considered for a slot, follow these submissions guidelines: