Let's discuss " Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries" by Steve Portigal

UX Book Club Berlin
UX Book Club Berlin
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What's the secret sauce of a professional user researcher? Am I doing my user research right? What's the sense of interviewing humans? It's time to get into the field of UX research and learn from one of the most brilliant authors: Steve Portigal!


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About the book
User research war stories are personal accounts of the challenges
researchers encounter out in the field, where mishaps are inevitable,
yet incredibly instructive. Doorbells, Danger, and Dead Batteries
is a diverse compilation of war stories that range from comically
bizarre to astonishingly tragic, tied together with valuable lessons
from expert user researcher Steve Portigal.

About the author
Steve is the founder of Portigal Consulting. He's interviewed families eating breakfast, rock musicians, home-automation enthusiasts, credit-default swap traders, and radiologists. His work has informed the development of music gear, wine packaging, medical information systems, corporate intranets, videoconferencing systems, and iPod accessories. He has a graduate degree in human-computer interaction from the University of Guelph and is an avid photographer who has a Museum of Foreign Groceries in his home.

We're in touch with him to host a quick Q&A session during the meetup. Take notes, and prepare your questions!

Ciao & Cheers!

Clive, Kathryn & Matteo.