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Alexis Walker: An anthropologist working in technology and business, developments in technology and people’s relationships to technologies – The Human Show Podcast 46

Alexis Walker: An anthropologist working in technology and business, developments in technology and people’s relationships to technologies – The Human Show Podcast 46

Alexis Walker has over ten years of experience within research design and applying her skills as a social scientist and ethnographer in projects of both academic and business relevance (having worked for companies such as American Airlines, Mars, and Root etc.). She has a PhD and focusses on researching the social aspects surrounding Technology and Science and during her PhD did an ethnography on project design looking at the values of actors involved (which can be found in the links below).

In this episode we talk to Alexis about her experience working in User experience research and design, how her research has helped many companies in the design of technological products. And what her advice for businesses, researchers and designers in creating a technological product. She also shares her advice for businesses, researchers and designers creating a technological product.

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Alexis’s work:

Narrating health and scarcity: Guyanese healthcare workers, development reformers, and sacrifice as solution from socialist to neoliberal governance

publication dateFeb 1, 2017  publication description Social Science and Medicine

(https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28187906)

Observing the Patent System in Social and Political Perspective: A Case Study of Europe publication date Mar 27, 2014  publication description Global Perspectives on Patent Law.

Social media or other links:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexis-walker-8aa96039/
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