Jared Ficklin, creative technologist

PodcastBy Thomas Dahm,

Episode—III. Jared Ficklin is partner and creative technologist at Argodesign, a product design firm in Austin, Texas.

His whole life, Jared is playing on the intersection between humans and technology. As a kid it started with his Atari 800. Now Jared is a (product) designer and a creative technologist, which means he is using the tools of code to design. We talk about how he became a designer, how visible technology should be in the our daily life. Jared talks about the power of organizing interactive parties at events like South by Southwest and Maker Faire Austin, where he currently directs the Think By Making party. Jared shares what you can learn from following the his philosophy of “Think by making. Deliver by demo” when developing an interactive product design and how it helps bringing products quickly to life and find the right experiences when applying innovative technologies.

Neon Moiré Show — Episode III — Jared Ficklin

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Jarid Ficklin's Neon 5

Food:

Home slice pizza and Hatch Green Chile

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Special thanks to FITC.ca for setting up the interview. The interview is recorded during the 10th edition of FITC Amsterdam at Pakhuis De Zwijger, on the 20th and 21st of February 2017.

Photocredits: © Argodesign

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