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Take a deeper look into the human element in our ever changing digital world. Human Factors Cast is a podcast that investigates the sciences of psychology, engineering, biomechanics, industrial design, physiology and anthropometry and how it affects our interaction with technology. Hosted by Nick Roome, Blake Arnsdorff, and Barry Kirby.

Take a deeper look into the human element in our ever changing digital world. Human Factors Cast is a podcast that investigates the sciences of psychology, engineering, biomechanics, industrial design, physiology and anthropometry and how it affects our interaction with technology. Hosted by Nick Roome, Blake Arnsdorff, and Barry Kirby.

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United States

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Take a deeper look into the human element in our ever changing digital world. Human Factors Cast is a podcast that investigates the sciences of psychology, engineering, biomechanics, industrial design, physiology and anthropometry and how it affects our interaction with technology. Hosted by Nick Roome, Blake Arnsdorff, and Barry Kirby.

Language:

English

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Episodes

E245 - Human Robot Interaction will Change the Food Industry

5/12/2022
Episode Link:https://www.humanfactorscast.media/245 (https://www.humanfactorscast.media/245) Recorded live on May 12th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome with Barry Kirby. Check out the latest from our sister podcast - 1202 The Human Factors Podcast: https://www.1202podcast.com/ (https://www.1202podcast.com) News: From Butcher Bots to Robo Burger Flippers: 6 Ways the Food Industry's Turning to Tech in 2022 https://gizmodo.com/from-butcher-bots-to-robo-burger-flippers-6-ways-the-f-1848845541...

Duration:01:00:07

E244 - Fixing Humanity's Broken Risk Perception to Save the Planet

5/6/2022
Episode Link:https://www.humanfactorscast.media/244 (https://www.humanfactorscast.media/244) Recorded live on May 5th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome with Barry Kirby. Check out the latest from our sister podcast - 1202 The Human Factors Podcast - on Farming, Decision Making and IOT - An interview with John Owen: https://www.1202podcast.com/john-owen/ (https://www.1202podcast.com/john-owen/) News: Humanity’s broken risk perception is reversing global progress in a ‘spiral of self-destruction’,...

Duration:00:59:06

E243 - How Human Factors Can Help Pilots Catch A Rocket Booster in Mid-Air

4/29/2022
Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/243 (https://www.humanfactorscast.media/243) Recorded live on April 28th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. Check out the latest from our sister podcast - 1202 The Human Factors Podcast - on Farming, Decision Making and IOT - An interview with John Owen: https://www.1202podcast.com/john-owen/ (https://www.1202podcast.com/john-owen/) News: A Helicopter Will Try to Catch a Rocket Booster in Midair...

Duration:00:59:54

E242 - How Top Reviews Help Sway Consumer Decisions

4/22/2022
Episode Link:https://www.humanfactorscast.media/242 ( https://www.humanfactorscast.media/242) Recorded live on April 21st, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. Check out Barry’s Interview with Nick Rutter about fire alarms on our sister podcast - 1202 The Human Factors Podcast: https://www.1202podcast.com/fireangel/ (https://www.1202podcast.com/fireangel/) News: Study finds top reviews, not average ratings, sway consumer decision-making...

Duration:00:57:52

E241 - How Giving Paramedics Jetpacks can Stop People from Dying

4/15/2022
Episode Link:https://www.humanfactorscast.media/241 ( https://www.humanfactorscast.media/241) Recorded live on April 14th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. Check out the latest HFES Town Hall: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/hfes-presidential-town-hall-april-2022-bonus-episode/ (https://www.humanfactorscast.media/hfes-presidential-town-hall-april-2022-bonus-episode/) Check out Barry’s Interview with Nick Rutter about fire alarms on our sister podcast - 1202 The Human Factors...

Duration:00:57:33

Human Factors and Chill | Human Factors Hangout | Bonus Episode

4/8/2022
Recorded live on April 7th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. Experiencing some technical issues behind the scenes so instead of a normal episode, we'll be hanging out and talking all things Human Factors. Join us as we answer questions live, and talk about our hopes for the future. Follow Barry: https://twitter.com/Baz_k Follow Nick: https://www.twitter.com/Nick_Roome Follow Blake: https://www.instagram.com/dontpanicux/ Join us on Discord:https://go.humanfactorscast.media/Discord...

Duration:00:56:02

HFES Presidential Town Hall (April 2022) | Bonus Episode

4/2/2022
Join us on Friday, April 1 at 1pm ET for our next HFES Presidential Town Hall. HFES President Christopher Reid and HFES President-Elect Carolyn Sommerich will be joined by Blake McGowan, Debbie Boehm-Davis, Gary Orr and Mica Endsley along with Human Factors Cast host Nick Roome for an hour long podcast discussing latest HF/E industry news and trends. Let HFES know how we did! Leave your feedback here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VB2M8BX

Duration:00:56:22

E240 - How Can AI Provide Companionship?

4/1/2022
This week on the show, we talk about an affair with Artificial Intelligence saved someone’s marriage, and the greater connection of AI to the Human Factors Field.We also answer some questions from the community about dealing with a new product team, treating Human Factors or UX as a portable career, and how to handle situations where job candidates lie or plagiarize during the hiring process. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/240 Recorded live on March 31st, 2022, hosted by...

Duration:00:55:06

E239 - Can we Define Sex as Risky Driving Behavior?

3/25/2022
Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/239 Recorded live on March 24th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. | Check out Barry’s Interview about the Flex Health and Arco app on musculoskeletal disorders on our sister podcast - 1202 The Human Factors Podcast: https://www.1202podcast.com/flx-app/ | News: Understanding sexual activity while driving as a form of distracted driving https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457522000574?via%3Dihub...

Duration:00:55:16

E238 - How do our Minds Distinguish Various Social Influences?

3/18/2022
This week on the show, we talk about how our minds distinguish between various social influences and answer some questions from the community about prioritizing for very broken products, feeling overwhelmed in new positions, and we debate the merits of paper prototyping. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/238 Recorded live on March 17th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. | Check out Barry’s Interview about the Flex Health and Arco app on musculoskeletal disorders on our...

Duration:01:01:14

E237 - Can Human Factors of Workplace Relationships Improve Creativity?

3/11/2022
This week on the show, we talk about how to unlock creativity in the workplace through the use of Human Factors Psychology and answer some questions from the community about knowing how Human Factors is for you, certificates in HCI being worth the investment, and the best and worst UX/HF applications we’ve experienced this week. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/237 Recorded on March 9th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. Air date March 10th, 2022. | Check out Barry’s...

Duration:00:55:41

E236 - How Can We Better Define “Mental Health”?

2/25/2022
This week on the show, we talk about what the term “mental health” really means and its impact on Human Factors. We also check in with the community about what keeps us excited and motivated about Human Factors and User Experience, how to store research, and our opinions on sign up vs. sign in. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/236 Recorded live on February 24th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome & Barry Kirby. | Get help with mental health: https://www.mentalhealth.gov/node/18 |...

Duration:00:59:27

E235 - Can Paraplegics Walk Again With Assistance From Technology?

2/18/2022
On this week’s show, we discuss how an app enabled a paralyzed man to walk, and take some questions from the community about the Longterm Unemployment Zone, the differences in experience gained between lab work and internships, and when you might want to consider a coursework graduate degree versus a thesis graduate degree. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/235 Recorded live on February 17th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome, Barry Kirby & Brian McDonald. | News: SPINE IMPLANTS...

Duration:00:56:32

E234 - How Can One Person Operate 130 Drones Simultaneously?

2/11/2022
This week on the show, we discuss the human factors challenges with remote unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the context of controlling a drone swarm, and talk about the types of projects that would be most impressive to a prospective employer, and our thoughts on whiteboard exercises. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/234 Recorded live on February 10th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome, & Barry Kirby. | News: New Military Tech Lets One Person Fly Swarm of 130 Drones...

Duration:00:49:54

E233 - Does Watching at 2X Speed Impact Learning?

1/28/2022
This week on the show, we discuss e-learning in the context of learning from videos at twice the speed, and talk about our happiness in the field of human factors, how we organize user data, and what it means to jump from a junior role to a mid level role. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/233 Recorded live on January 27th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome, & Barry Kirby. | News: How much do students learn when they double the speed of their class videos?...

Duration:00:59:55

E232 - Will Future Humans Live Their Entire Lives in the Metaverse?

1/21/2022
This week on the show, we talk about living your entire life in the metaverse and answer some questions from the community about the difference between accredited and not accredited graduate programs, the importance of job titles, and what makes a good statement of purpose. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/232 Recorded live on January 20th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome, & Barry Kirby. | News: EXPERT SAYS PEOPLE WILL SOON LIVE ENTIRE LIVES IN METAVERSE...

Duration:00:59:03

E231 - Are Virtual Conferences More Inclusive?

1/14/2022
This week on the show, we talk about how virtual conferences are more inclusive and eco friendly and answer some questions from the community about useful electives to take in school to augment your Human Factors journey, how to network when most networking events are happening online now, and our favorite/recommended exercises throughout the Design Process. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/231 Recorded live on January 13th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome, & Barry Kirby. | News:...

Duration:01:00:06

E230 - Did COVID Change the Way We Study Human Behavior?

1/7/2022
This week on the show, we talk about how COVID has changed the study of human behavior and answer questions from the community about taking a part time contracts on top of your full time job, writing interview questions for two different user groups, and discussing what’s up with the anti-academic sentiment in UX. Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/230 Recorded live on January 6th, 2022, hosted by Nick Roome, & Barry Kirby. | News: How COVID Is Changing the Study of Human...

Duration:00:58:17

2021 Recap | Bonus Episode

12/31/2021
We did it. We made it through 2021. Huge thank you to all of our listeners (old and new) that make it worth it for us to do the show. Seriously, we could not do this without you! Now let’s recap every single news story we looked at, but didn’t cover on the show. We’re looking at every single Human Factors News story of 2021! Episode Link: https://www.humanfactorscast.media/2021-recap Recorded in December, 2021, hosted by Nick Roome, & Barry Kirby. | News: Check out all the news stories on...

Duration:01:26:15

HFES Presidential Town Hall (December 2021) | Bonus Episode

12/24/2021
Join us on Friday, December 17 at 1pm ET for our first HFES Presidential Town Hall. HFES President Christopher Reid and HFES President-Elect Carolyn Sommerich will join Human Factors Cast host Nick Roome for an hour long podcast discussing latest HF/E industry news and trends. How did we do? Let us know here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/72BWRNM

Duration:01:04:49