Articles by Julie A. Kientz

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Julie A. Kientz is a researcher in human-computer interaction and ubiquitous computing, with an interest in designing and evaluating applications for health and well being. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington.

Playful Interfaces: Designing Interactive Experiences for Children

Learning how cognitive and physical traits of children affect their interaction with touchscreens helps designers create delightful experiences for all audiences, regardless of age and literacy [Read More]

MadLibs for Designers: Ideating Based on User-Generated Scenarios

A mad-lib style form

Struggling to generate novel ideas? Try DesignLibs, a design tool that involves potential users filling missing keywords from a scenario. [Read More]