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Monday, December 7th

Things to Think With

Stephen P. Anderson

When something is too challenging to work out ‘in our heads’, we make things to think with. Think tools, maps, drawings, and designed spaces. But how do these 'tools for thought' increase our human capacity for understanding and group collaboration? We'll answer these questions and more, as we take a critical look at studies and toolkits being used by teams.

This talk will draw on the presenter's latest book, Figure It Out: Getting From Information to Understanding, has been described as “required reading for designers and anyone else who needs to explain things.”

Stephen P. Anderson is a design leader focused on workforce learning and organizational development. And he’s on a mission: To make learning the hard stuff fun, by creating ‘things to think with’ and ‘spaces’ for generative play. As a keynote speaker, Stephen challenges and inspires audiences as he exposes the quirky connections between games, play, learning, interactive visualizations, and other exciting topics.

 Register   Free event

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Jamie Waese, Anne Stevens, Afrooz Samaei, IBM  

AI & Info Viz Talk IBM Cognos Team Slides 

Intentional Product Leadership

  Chris Avore, design leader and author



About TorCHI

TorCHI is a professional association of people in the Toronto UX community.

Our diverse membership includes people with backgrounds in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Engineering, User Experience (UX), User Experience Research (UXR), Information Architecture (IA), Design Thinking, Usability, and Design among others. As well, our members include professionals, academics, and students.

TorCHI was founded in 1990  as the local chapter of ACM's SIGHI, the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction.

We offer ways to learn, share and network.

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