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Lydia Laurenson is a writer, user researcher, and digital media strategist. She has worked with an array of social platforms, publications, and web projects, and has spoken at venues from Stanford to SXSW. Her writing about digital strategy, the media business, and community design has appeared in publications like Vice, The Harvard Business Review, and The Atlantic. Lydia also served in the U.S. Peace Corps, working with the HIV program in Swaziland, Africa.
In her spare time, Lydia loves to write, and she loves to create and critique immersive theatre and alternate reality gaming experiences.
User Research (UX Research)
Media Product Design
Immersive Experience Design
Ethnography and Contextual Analysis
Crowdfunding and Content Monetization
Publishing and Self-Publishing
Writing and Editing
The Harvard Business Review
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