Human Interest is the podcast of The Group of Humans, a network of industry-leading designers, developers, writers, researchers and other creative pros, who work together in distributed teams all around the world to solve problems for some of the world’s most innovative companies. In each episode, we talk with a different member of the Group. We hear some of their professional history, and how they got where they are today. And beyond that, we discuss what's important to them: what makes them curious, or passionate, and what worries or excites them, as they tackle some of the tricky problems around technology and how it’s shaping the lives of all of us.
Episode 12: Jason Mesut
Today we’re talking Jason Mesut, a London-based design consultant, one of the early members of the Group of Humans, and the head of the London chapter of the IxDA. Jason’s also got a particular knack for assembling design teams, for both internal and...
Episode 11: Katz Kiely and Gina Soloperto
Today’s episode is the first after a long break, during which the coronavirus pandemic has upended pretty much every aspect of modern life. For the Humans, a lot of that time has been spent trying to adjust to this new reality, and to contribute what we...
Episode 10: Lisa deBettencourt
Today’s episode comes in the middle of a global pandemic. The novel coronavirus has spread to every country on earth, and much of the world’s population is under some form of lockdown as countries and states try and fight the virus and deal with the...
Episode 9: Kevin Farnham
Today’s episode is largely about fire. Specifically, the growing problem of wildfires in California, and how good design, combined with improved data analysis tools might help reduce the dangers they pose. The guest I’m speaking with is Kevin Farnham,...
Episode 8: Suki Fuller
Trust, but Verify: How competitive intelligence could change startups, VCs, and the tech world.
Episode 7: Chris Clarke
Building the Creative Structure of Tomorrow: How to get out from under the weight of legacy, and make a creative organization that really works.