Founder of Vicarious Partners, a user experience consultancy.
Author of Pleasure & Pain, essays on humanity in business.
I believe empathy builds empires.
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I love industry conferences. Maybe it's because the craft of user experience is so new that meeting other people who do what you do is so exciting. Maybe it's because at a UX conference you can explain what you do for a living without being met by blank, unknowing stares.