Is there the possibility (or does it exist already) of a segment of
organizations who's sole purpose is to do research for 10-20 years on
UX/IxD related stuff to churn out 1 amazing piece of unforgettable
technology/piece of IP that will forever change the landscape of our
Is there such a thing? Can it exist? Would people invest?
Is this sorta what Jaff Han's organization/company is doing?
Even at CHI I don't see a lot of industry around this other than
already in the big R&D departments of HUGE organizations (IBM, MS,
Motorola, Philips, etc.)
I know that Biotech has a lot of PhD cum entrepreneurs that do work in
Stem and Genetics without having anything to "sell" for quite some
time with HUGE public valuations. Is there anything like this in IxD?