Design culture, thinking, and work practices are the key to creating future products that solve the important problems facing the world, while also producing products that are desirable to people. New York City is the center of the Design world.
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) brings an anlytical approach to the creation of digital artifacts. In addition to human-centered techniques to discover what to build and whether the artifact was built right, HCI researchers invent novel technologies to enhance digital artifacts.
d:Tech NYC brings the New York City Design and HCI Technology communities together by holding a weekly lunch seminar, putting on regular evening events, and by creating an intellectual space for practitioners and researchers to meet and collaborate.