John is a designer, researcher and lecturer. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Royal College of Art as part of the Creative Exchange hub and a visiting lecturer on the new RCA course; Information Experience Design. Recent research has addressed how technology influences perception in the context of self-measurement and personal sleep data and how methods of slow technology could be applied to multi generational information systems.
John has a background as a digital designer and has worked professionally in information architecture, interaction design and user interface design. Previously, John was a photographer working internationally and publishing images in journals and magazines around the world while working on branding, packaging and publishing for many different clients. He is interested in digital ethnography, how technology influences people and society, and how computational storytelling might draw meaning frm digital data records.