Victor Yocco, PhD, is a researcher and strategist at Intuitive Company, an amazingly persuasive bunch out of Philadelphia. He dreams of a world where research and application exist in harmony, with theory informing design which then informs theory in an infinite loop. He is the 2014 vice chair of PhillyCHI. Reach out to him on Twitter at VictorYocco.
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