At Made by Many, we work at the intersection of business strategy, product design and software development. Strategists, like everyone else here, play an important role in all three of these disciplines.
Have we reached “peak empathy” yet, or will “Big Empathy” be a thing soon, like Big Pharma or Big Oil? Just as news arrived that the MIT-incubated startup Koko won funding to teach empathy to bots (“we’re working toward providing empathy as a service to any voice or messaging platform,” cofounder Fraser Kelton recently told Fast Company) some of us from Made by Many were at the fascinating mega-meet up in Malmö called The Conference, where there was plenty more eager talk about this highly-prized yet elusive emotional asset.
On design for testing and eliciting useful reactions. By Elise Colbert, Made by Many New York intern
There’s an Italian word that has fascinated me ever since I was an 18-year-old student labouring on a still-life drawing: chiaroscuro.
We’re looking for a full-stack developer with experience in modern web development and a passion for creating high-quality, delightful user experiences. If you’re a developer with three or more years experience in any modern programming language and an interest in working with Ruby on Rails and Elixir Phoenix apps, we’d love to hear from you!
And then finding clarity and inspiration. By Jack Mitchell