Q1. How did taking the position of an Extreme User influence your thinking in relation to the design challenge? Was it different to how you usually generate ideas and empathy?
-Extreme User helps to consider aspects of design challenge of what we want to explore to an extreme. This could make us get some new inspirations and uncover insights.
-Yes, it’s different from what I usually generate ideas and empathy. Normally, I just need to observe behaviors of the majority of users. Extreme user makes me notice that some specific users cannot be ignored as well.

Q2. Did any of the other design thinking techniques (design provocation cards, stories, storyboards, etc.) help you to work through ideas and collaborate with your group members?
Yes, these design thinking techniques helps me a lot. Design provocation cards can provide some new thoughts. Stories can expand and develop ideas. And these thinking techniques make ideas become easy understood to exchange with group members.