We've compiled some of our UX Community's best UX podcasts to share with you.
- Human Tech
This bi-weekly podcast, while not a dedicated UX or UX Design podcast looks at “the intersection of humans, brain science, and technology” and is a firm favourite of UX Researchers. Hosts Guthrie Weinschenk and Dr. Susan Weinschenk explore how behavioral and brain science affects our technologies and how technologies affect our brains.
- Content Design UX Podcast
Vanessa Barlow speaks to a range of guests including BBC’s Head of Design & Engineering and Auto Trader’s Head of Social. One of the best UX podcasts, Vanessa offers tips on how to win clients with a great online portfolio. “Content design is the answer. Combining content strategy, UX, user research and copywriting, find out how content design can help you meet your users' needs.”
- UI Breakfast
Jane Portman, an independent UI/UX consultant from Russia, runs the Userlist and co-hosts the UI Breakfast Podcast which is dedicated to helping UX professionals design profitable web applications. Candidates and clients ranked it in their top 10 UX podcasts for its inspiring conversations about UI/UX Design, products, marketing and more.
- UX Defenders
Industry-leading UX Podcast, inviting not only famous UX design leaders but also everyday UX designers with an interesting story to tell. This UX podcast is aimed at highlighting those leading the way in their craft by diving deeper into who they are, and what makes them tick/successful, to inspire and equip those aspiring to do the same. Hosted by UX Enthusiast Jason Ogle.
- 99% Invisible
This design podcast is a great concept and describes itself as “about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world.” There have been over 250 million downloads and one of the most popular design podcasts out there. Not a specific UX podcast, this offers a more holistic look at the world of design and design in the world.
- Boagworld UX Show
Web-design related topics are covered by Paul Boag and Marcus Lillington every Wednesday. This show is informative, informal and fun. There’s applicable content for designers, developers, and website owners, so there will be something useful for most! Each episode is around an hour.
- Dollars to Donuts
User-Research focused and hosted by Steve Portigal, who speaks to Lead User Researchers about their experiences in their organisations. Including leaders from The New York Times, IBM, Goldman Sachs, eBay, Pinterest., AirBnB to name but a few! Offering practical insights about user research and experience design. All episodes have full transcripts too.
A weekly conversation on building digital products for better health and wellness. Specifically focussed on healthcare UX. Very Insightful and inspiring interviews with leaders across the field. Looking at how smart design and tech can enable medical breakthroughs and how these shape the lives of those affected. This UX Healthcare podcast includes interviews with the likes of Alzheimer’s Society, Headspace, Bloomlife, Omada Health, Vitality, Vision4Health, etc.
- Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behaviour and the biases that shape our choices. Brilliant and eye-opening insights into psychology, behaviour and the human condition.
- The Big Web Show
The award-winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It’s everything web that matters. Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.” The longer I work in design, the more confident I become in my certainty that I know almost nothing.” Great guests and an affable host.
- UX Pod
Long-running and informative UX podcast, which has been around since 2006. Impressive episode archive covering all manner of topics about User Experience Research and Design. Hosted by Gerry Gaffney.
- VUX World
Specific to voice-related user interfaces and conversation design. This rapidly-developing field is covered in detail, providing practical advice. You can learn how to implement voice-first strategy and create “world-class voice experiences” with this VUX podcast. Excellent blog too.
- What is Wrong with UX?
Laura Klein and Kate Rutter drink and fight about user experience design. Very entertaining and fun podcast that is geared to those who want to hear challenging viewpoints on the field of Design. “Hate reading and enjoy listening to people argue over the details of user experience design? Sure! Who can blame you? Listen to What is Wrong with UX, the UX podcast where two old ladies yell at each other about how to make products suck slightly less.
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