Signal337

--- Tim McKenna ---

Signal337 broadcasts the thoughts, experiences, and conversations of Tim McKenna. As a design and technology professional, Tim has worked in a multitude of industries and has learned truths about business, design, psychology, creativity, and life. Join me for thought-provoking discussions and new perspectives on design.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Internships For Success

    As a follow-up to my previous episode on entry-level advice, this topic starts earlier in the career journey: internships. They play an important part of any professional's career but if not planned and implemented properly, an internship can devolve into little more than an unpaid assistant role. In this episode, ...

    10/17/2021

  2. Hiring Advice for Entry Level

    Hiring is tough. The process for looking for full-time employment, especially for designers and researchers, takes on an odd relationship of back and forth with recruiters, hiring managers, and other team members. Moreover, many roles posted are rarely inviting for entry-level folks looking for their break into the industry. My ...

    10/10/2021

  3. Convenience & Compromise

    In light of the announcement of Amazon Astro, let's discuss security and privacy in a world of technological convenience. Home automation tools and personal assistants promise many interesting views into how we can live our lives with more freedom and joy and less on menial tasks. But since data is ...

    10/03/2021

  4. Some Professional Advice

    Early on in my career...I had no idea what I was doing. I have a slightly better idea now, but generally, my career progress has come down to a few things; luck, determination/stubbornness, and advice. We are surrounded with people with opinions and advice on everything, much of it sucks ...

    09/27/2021

  5. Our Autonomous Future?

    We're taking a detour from our normal digital products topics and talking about the future of autonomous vehicles. The future promises a world where you can be more of a passenger than an active driver but is that truly feasible from a human interaction standpoint? More pointedly, are we ready ...

    09/19/2021