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John Maeda
John Maeda: Technologist and product experience leader that bridges business, engineering, design via working inclusively. Happily working at Everbridge☁️ :+).

I’ve tried to avoid SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) training for software product development in the past, but this time around I feel motivated to understand it better.


From the new 2021 CX Report

The word “antifragile” accurately captures a quality in systems that can get stronger when more stress is applied. The safety stack enables organizational antifragility.

Four Things That I’m Thinking About Computational Experiences


Ever since I moved into the resilience world to work on all-things-pandemic, I’ve been dusting off all of my old crisis management books.

  1. What are your objectives?
  2. What events in the future might positively or negatively impact your goals?
  3. Which event scenarios are most likely and most important to you?


My “PowerShop” prototype demonstrated at TED 2013

About a decade ago, I served on a World Economic Forum (WEF) council on new models of leadership. Back then I thought a lot about how our world was moving from the hierarchy to the heterarchy.


The 2021 CX.Report is coming soon at this year’s SXSW

There’s been plenty of talk over the past year about the “black swan” event of COVID-19.


In my 30s, I had the good fortune to work with AARP and to have the opportunity to think about life after 50 when I hadn’t nearly gotten there yet. It changed my perspective on aging.


This is what a Harvard economist warned me about a decade ago

Image courtesy of the author


The Loch Ness Monster is furrealz … well, maybe not.

I think that I’m more susceptible to clickbait titles than most of my peers because I grew up in a household where The National Enquirer was one of my primary sources of news.


Technologies that make us safer comprise the safety stack.


2015 Design in Tech Report at SXSW https://designintech.report/2015/03/15/design-in-tech-report-2015/

I seem to have drifted away from the space of design in the last few years.

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