Qomut – charging infrastructure and the futur of mobility

A couple of days ago I have been asked to think about charging infrastructures (CI) for electric vehicles (EV). Below you could download the presentation I gave. The key parts are : – faster and sooner than imagined, autonomous vehicles will be part of our daily life; – CI network should anticipate this trend; -…

On using soda to clean soda

Imagine you are at home drinking a glass of soda and suddenly your glass falls off. So you go to the kitchen to use the brand new sponge you have just bought. Before using it, you take a look at the instructions. It says you should wet the sponge before the first use. So you…

Just ask grandma

Design and UX design face the issue of intuitiveness and knowledge. The intuitiveness is something done by intuition. Intuition depends on knowledge. So what comes as intuitive to a young Japanese girl could not be intuitive at all for a young American girl. But there are universal norms based on common knowledge that most people…

Tourists and mums for the sake of disables

A couple of years ago, I was working in expert groups about urban standards. I tried to give some valuable inputs about how our cities should be designed in order to increase the autonomy of the disabled. When using a wheelchair, going outside to buy a sandwich or taking the subway to go to the…