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The Agency

Hi, I’m Elizabeth. I’m a UX designer living in the southwest. My current research is in cognitive engineering and virtual reality.

April 17, 2017

The fight against the Noosphere

Jaron Lanier’s book, You Are Not a Gadget, has ignited controversy as it criticizes the current climate of technology, and specifically, the Internet.

April 3, 2017

Implications of the first VR Code of Ethics

As VR becomes more available to researchers, professionals, and consumers, its ethical ambiguity grows. With all new technologies comes associated risk that requires a framework for ethical use.

April 6, 2016

Goal framing adherence on activity trackers (Part 1)

As part of research, I am particularly interested in adherence to weight loss plans wearable technology devices. I will break this research down into three parts, the first focusing on goal framing.

March 23, 2016

Is safe driving technology actually safer?

Does safe driving technology make an operator more alert? New cars are now adorned with a multitude of technological bells and whistles.

February 29, 2016

Virtual reality for rehabilitation

Families of children with disabilities are faced with challenges in receiving proper long-term care.

February 23, 2016

Universal design for autism

Population diversity presents many challenges when developing systems that are available for use to ALL audiences.