As humans, we are constantly influenced by our environments and experiences, through which we form conscious and unconscious assumptions that collectively help us navigate our daily lives. But for engineers, product designers, and researchers, building inclusive products means there needs to be constant checks in those assumptions. Their cultural contexts and mental models will likely be very different to or even nonexistent for NIUs, so it’s crucial that when designing products for them, conclusions aren’t drawn while far removed from their life in their environment.
Driving a two-wheeler in Jaipur, India.
This 360-degree video made by Munish Dabas highlights the sights, sounds, and feelings of driving a two-wheeler in the streets of Jaipur.