Ülestunnistus

Essay from April 2015 submitted to a competition by Metsaülikool and published in a collection of articles in 2020. Essee kirjutamise ajal oli Eva Maria Veitmaa Saaremaa Ühisgümnaasiumi 12. klassi õpilane. Tema essee pälvis Metsaülikooli koolinoorte esseekonkursil kolmanda koha.Tänaseks on Eva pühendunud inimese ja tehnoloogia vahelise suhtluse uurimisele. Tema eesmärgiks on luua lahendusi, mis on … Continue reading Ülestunnistus

The future of the Electronic Medical Record

Test task for UI/UX designer at Nortal Design user interfaces for an Electronic Medical Records system: login and dashboard views. UI must include certain elements brought out in the task description. Terminology (from healthit.gov) Electronic Medical Records (EMR). Digital versions of paper charts at medical institutions. EMRs contain information collected by a single medical institution. … Continue reading The future of the Electronic Medical Record

How violence is sometimes the correct answer

It was a splendid morning in the Netherlands. The weather was nice. The sun was shining. Around 8 a.m., Eva was stretching her sleepy limbs. She heard people unlocking their bikes, seagulls fighting over garbage, and trains riding off to who-knows-where. A gentle wind squeezing in through the half-open window was caressing her forehead. She … Continue reading How violence is sometimes the correct answer

Welcome to every researcher’s worst nightmare

Surveys are a tricky data collection method. On the one hand, they enable reaching thousands of people and gathering a magnitude of data in a short timeframe. On the other hand, they rarely capture the information they ought to. The reason for that is often bad design. Survey design is no joke. A fool can ask … Continue reading Welcome to every researcher’s worst nightmare

Grinberg method. Done remotely.

I saw a post on Reddit the other day where a Grinberg practitioner was looking for volunteers who could help him try out an online session. Of course, I signed up. We did a session via Zoom for approximately 1 hour with introduction and cooldown included. In the beginning, we talked a bit about what … Continue reading Grinberg method. Done remotely.

TCD: Creative Thinking and Innovation

I am attending a module on Creative Thinking and Innovation at Trinity College Dublin. I hereby want to share some topics that Fergal Brophy covered today and what thoughts they triggered in me. Design thinking Design thinking is an iterative process of empathising with the users, defining the problem, ideating, proposing solutions, prototyping, testing, gathering … Continue reading TCD: Creative Thinking and Innovation

MBSR 4: Virgin meditation

I find it fascinating how the mind tricks us. When I close my eyes and meditate for 30 minutes, all sorts of peculiar things happen. For example, thoughts. No matter how hard I try to focus on the body scan, these rogue thoughts keep attacking me. Thoughts about whose couch I should ask to crash … Continue reading MBSR 4: Virgin meditation