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A Beginner’s Guide to Designing Conversational Interfaces | Webdesigner Depot
Whether you love them or hate them, conversational interfaces have started making a significant impact in the business/brand communication landscape. Though…
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2 days ago
True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience
Whether we’re talking about a great novelist like John Irving or an era-defining entrepreneur like Jeff Bezos, it’s natural to conclude that the mega-successful…
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2 days ago
7 Japanese Aesthetic Principles to Change your Thinking | Design Principles FTW
Published 06 Jul 2014 7 Japanese Aesthetic Principles to Change your Thinking By "The principles of Zen aesthetics found in the art of the traditional Japanese…
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2 days ago
Meet The Man Whose Site Mark Zuckerberg Reads Every Day
Share Share Gabe Rivera was halfway through his lamb gyro when it became clear he’d been spotted. It was the middle of the lunch rush at a bustling upscale food…
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8 days ago
Stop calling them ‘Ice Breakers’: Why facilitators and trainers who use the term ‘ice breaker’, ‘energiser’, or ‘a little game’ should be gently kicked...
So, the good news is that experiential learning is becoming more commonplace. And the skill of trainers/facilitators to contextualise experiential activities is…
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8 days ago
Sorry for the Delayed Response
Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY GEBER86 / GETTY Sorry for the delayed response. I opened your e-mail on my phone while my date was in the bathroom, but then I saw that it…
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10 days ago
Spontaneity School: 10 Improv Games to Develop Courage, Compassion and Creativity - Anima Learning
Want to learn the kind of presence and activities described here? Join us for a residential retreat! Monster Baby: Live! June 9-14, Mere Point, ME Or subscribe…
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11 days ago
Why Typical Preschool Crafts Are a Total Waste of Time
One morning in March, early-childhood educator Erika Christakis was in a meeting with a woman in Windsor, Vermont, when she felt a pair of eyes on her. Wide,…
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12 days ago
Why Capital One’s First Messenger Bot Skipped Facebook In Favor Of Texting | Fast Company | The Future Of Business
A strange thing happens when Capital One sends out automated fraud alerts via SMS. A significant number of customers seem to believe the sender is human, and…
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14 days ago
Here’s How I Landed My Dream Job Working With IBM Watson | Fast Company | The Future Of Business
Nish Parekh, 29, leads IBM’s client and partner program teaching businesses how to use Watson technology. Here’s how she got this cool job: At first, I wanted…
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15 days ago
The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent
Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She…
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15 days ago
This Is How To Stop Checking Your Phone: 5 Secrets From Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree
This Is How To Stop Checking Your Phone: 5 Secrets From Research How long do you think the average work email goes unread? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? 1 minute? Try…
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16 days ago
Using UX to unlock hidden growth & profitability
On a balmy summer day in July 1785, French gunsmith Honoré Blanc gathered together an international group of military officers, government representatives, and…
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18 days ago
Conversational AI and the road ahead | TechCrunch
«When AI can’t determine what “it” refers to in a sentence, it’s hard to believe that it will take over the world.»
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18 days ago
Twitter
Duck tape & 1$ store toolbox to create a mobile studio in 20 mins. Nothing fancy. Now, do it.
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19 days ago
Design for Fingers, Touch, and People, Part 1 :: UXmatters
Design for Fingers, Touch, and People, Part 1 :: UXmatters
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20 days ago
Accessibility Testing on Mobile Devices: What’s Different and What’s Not - International Association of Accessibility Professionals
Testing a webpage for accessibility on a PC is quite different than testing it on a mobile device. Instead of testing for keyboard navigation, which cannot be…
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21 days ago
Cut the bullshit: organizations with no hierarchy don’t exist – OuiShare
Do completely horizontal organizations truly exist? Fueled by growing excitement about self-management, bossless leadership and new governance models such as…
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21 days ago
How Stack Overflow Redesigned the Top Navigation - Stack Overflow Blog
You may have noticed that we’re sporting a new look today. We launched this update today as part of a series of changes supporting our core mission: Make…
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23 days ago
Organizational Productivity with David Allen - The Innovation Ecosystem
Listen Now Episode Summary David Allen is widely recognized as the world’s leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. He is the author of…
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28 days ago
Twitter
Playback after playback after playback… IBMers are more & more showing by example that is about people, and th…
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4 weeks ago
There are a dozen ways to order a coffee. Why do dumb bots only allow one? – Assist Blog
If bots are going to live up to their hype, we have to move beyond the fixed decision trees and pre-defined scripts. Last week, Mikhail Larionov from Facebook,…
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4 weeks ago
Why we should stop using the 40-hour work week - Crew blog
‘As long as you get your 8 hours in.’ From the second you walk into a classroom, you’re taught to structure your day around an 8-hour block. And it’s no…
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4 weeks ago
Design research at Dropbox – Dropbox Design
Design research at Dropbox How to win friends and influence product Every researcher wants to have impact. If research sits in a drawer, unused and…
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4 weeks ago
Products
Product type 99€ Via DHL-EXpress 24/48 Hours Transit or Post with tracking Number 5 to 10 Days 89€ All Products are now with optional Express DHL worldwide with…
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4 weeks ago
Data and the influence on User Centered Design
Data and the influence on User Centered Design Original graphics by Julian Burford ( julianburford.com ) Summary In my design master’s study at the University…
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4 weeks ago
Eric Reiss on Ideation, Dirty Deliverables & Low-fi Sketching.
I’ve had a chance to interview probably the most passionate & eccentric UX Designer in Europe. Dane with an Texan accent, Danish Royal Theatre Stage Director…
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6 weeks ago
What I Learned Doing Push-Ups Every Day for a Month
At the beginning of January, I happened upon a video you may have seen: a young woman doing pushups for 100 days . She starts out “scrawny,” but gets stronger.…
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6 weeks ago
The power of rituals: they calm nerves and boost performance
A tough interview or critical match can generate such anxiety that it ends up sabotaging our hopes and fulfilling our fears. People adopt different ploys to…
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6 weeks ago
Why Google, Ideo, And IBM Are Betting On AI To Make Us Better Storytellers
[Photo: Flickr user Philip Leara , rendering via Somatic ] Sharing emotion-driven narratives that resonate with other people is something humans are quite good…
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6 weeks ago
Don’t Make a Journey Map: 9 archetypes of good / bad, and how to decide what to use
This is a rough transcript of my Big Design conference talk Don’t Make a Journey Map: when good tools go bad . Expectation setting This is not going to be •…
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6 weeks ago
The Problem with White Liberal Designers – Jennifer Daniel – Medium
We’ve read the medium posts, listened to the inspirational talks, subscribed to their newsletters but designers’ favorite personal narrative that their success…
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7 weeks ago
What employers can do to encourage their workers to retrain
Companies are embracing learning as a core skill A STRANGE-LOOKING SMALL room full of vintage furniture—an armchair, a chest of drawers, a table—was being built…
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8 weeks ago
How to Crush Your Next Salary Negotiation - Ted Leonhardt
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 How to Crush Your Next Salary Negotiation Read Time: 5 minutes Brian had been offered the position of his dreams, complete with stock…
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8 weeks ago
Shh! Don’t Tell Them There’s No Magic In Design Thinking
by Jared M. Spool When the term Design Thinking first emerged on the scene, I found it completely puzzling. People were treating it as if it was a revolutionary…
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8 weeks ago
Career Workouts
I'm sure that you regularly workout at a gym either daily or at least a few times a week to build your cardiovascular capacity, your muscular strength, and to…
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9 weeks ago
Comment le design thinking redonne du souffle à la conduite du changement ?
Tout en s’appuyant sur les recettes qui font toujours le succès de la conduite du changement, le design thinking apporte un nouveau langage, revient sur…
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9 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Agree. I often ask: Creating a solution "for our users" or "with our users" - which approach is really inclusive?…
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9 weeks ago
Twitter
The difference between a process “about people” and “with people”, is success.
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9 weeks ago
How to Annotate and Document UX Deliverables | UX Booth
You just won a big new piece of work. The schedule is tight and so is the budget. Luckily, the project proposal defined the deliverables and timeline, so the…
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10 weeks ago
Twitter
“What am I really sick of?” is where innovation begins.
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10 weeks ago
Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently – Smashing Magazine
Advertisement Meet the new Sketch Handbook , our brand new Smashing book that will help you master all the tricky, advanced facets of Sketch. Filled with…
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10 weeks ago
The Other Half of Your Job: Getting Your Projects Built User Experience Magazine
Design is hard enough. But the stark reality is that coming up with a strong design is not the same as getting it built. To turn a design into reality, we need…
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10 weeks ago
7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility
Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. Imagine a world where developers…
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10 weeks ago
Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea
The logic we use to understand the world as it is can hinder us when we seek to understand the world as it could be . Anyone who comes up with new ideas for a…
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10 weeks ago
(404) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/us/entry/10155754
“[…] apps & websites hijack people’s minds is by inducing a “1% chance you could be missing something important.”
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11 weeks ago
Object-Oriented UX
Issue № 431 Illustration by Sue Lockwood In June 2012, while working at CNN.com , I was tasked with designing the user experience of election night. The next…
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11 weeks ago
Arthritis Foundation - Interactive - Blackbaud
Arts & Culture Overview Museums Performing Arts Products Services Customers Bonnet House Buffalo Museum of Science Chabot Space & Science Center Citi Performing…
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11 weeks ago
Cours d’argumentaire 101 (réponse à Nathalie Petrowski)
Des critiques, j’en essuie souvent. C’est l’envers de s’exprimer publiquement. Il y en a souvent des bonnes, et parfois des mauvaises. Faire de la vulgarisation…
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11 weeks ago
Seth's Blog: The candy diet
The bestselling novel of 1961 was Allen Drury's Advise and Consent . Millions of people read this 690-page political novel. In 2016, the big sellers were…
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11 weeks ago
Data visualisation: Contributions to evidence-based decision-making
Shorthand Published: 20:48 PM - 18 Jul 2016 Data visualisation: Contributions to evidence-based decision-making A SciDev.Net Learning Report SciDev.Net…
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11 weeks ago
Isaac Asimov: How to Never Run Out of Ideas Again – Personal Growth – Medium
If there’s one word to describe Isaac Asimov, it’s “prolific”. To match the number of novels, letters, essays and other scribblings Asimov produced in his…
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11 weeks ago
Design for internationalization – Dropbox Design
Design for internationalization Build better products for people around the world Imagine you’re trying out a new app for the first time. It’s getting rave…
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11 weeks ago
13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful – Personal Growth
Photo by — https://unsplash.com/@robsonhmorgan ”Somebody once told me the definition of hell: “On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the…
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12 weeks ago
50 UX Metrics, Methods & Measurement Articles from 2016: MeasuringU
Connect With Us Follow Us On Twitter 23017 Followers Subscribe to RSS Newsletter Sign Up [6578 Subscribers] Our Supporters Jeff's Books Customer Analytics for…
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12 weeks ago
How to Craft a Remarkable SEO Strategy for 2017 - Whiteboard Friday
From understanding the big-picture search trends to making sure your SEO goals jive with your CEO's goals, there's a lot to consider when planning for 2017.…
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12 weeks ago
The best behaviour change and business psychology books of 2016
2016. Never have books on creating positive change for yourself and for those around you felt more relevant. 2016 will long be remembered as the year of Brexit,…
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12 weeks ago
If by Growth Hacking… – Designing for Results – Medium
My friends, I had not intended to discuss this controversial subject at this particular time. However, I want you to know that I do not shun controversy. On the…
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12 weeks ago
Beyond Convincing – Designing for Results – Medium
I love finding subtle differences between words; bumping them against each other until they reveal something interesting. Many people use the words “convincing”…
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12 weeks ago
In Defense of the Humble “Local Maximum” – Designing for Results – Medium
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love climbing hills Hill Climbing When I first came across the concept of a “local maximum”, it blew my freaking mind.…
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12 weeks ago
Don’t Blame the Tool – Designing for Results – Medium
7 false premises common in anti-A/B-testing arguments A/B testing is not a panacea, but it is fantastic at what it’s supposed to do. Some people have provided…
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12 weeks ago
Rendering in Reality – Designing for Results – Medium
The imperfection of “pixel-perfection” A lot of web design is about managing points of failure. Servers go down, databases become disconnected, browser updates…
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12 weeks ago
Before You Build, Understand the Demand – Designing for Results – Medium
I’m a huge fan of Lean Startup thinking and believe applying the scientific method to the design process is a profound and essential concept. However, I have a…
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12 weeks ago
Design Like a Mastermind – Designing for Results – Medium
How an old, probably boring board game is exactly like cutting-edge design practices Mastermind is a board game for two, in which you and a friend take turns…
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12 weeks ago
Talking to Customers Is Killing Your Company – Designing for Results – Medium
The purpose of customer interviews is to extract insights from the minds of your customers. Talking can’t achieve this; only listening can. It may sound like a…
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12 weeks ago
(In)Validated Learning – Designing for Results – Medium
When validating your idea, try invalidating its opposite Want to try a really interesting (and easy) psychology experiment with your friends or colleagues? Give…
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12 weeks ago
The difference between a journey map and a service blueprint
Co-authored by Megan Erin Miller and Erik Flowers of www.PracticalServiceDesign.com Everything that happens in our lives is a type of journey. It might be a…
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12 weeks ago
Introduction to Design Studio Methodology
by Will Evans on August 6, 2014 It is hardly possible to overrate the value… of placing human beings in contact with persons dissimilar to themselves, with…
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12 weeks ago
Twitter
Doing PowerPoint at the office.
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december 2016
7 Tips for Getting More Responses to Your Emails (With Data!)
Over the past year, our customers asked Boomerang to remind them if they didn’t get a response to over 40 million emails. Writing emails that get responses is…
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december 2016
Will Big Data Make me a Designosaur?
50 Share 0 Tweet 0 Share 14 Share 0 Mail 0 Share I sometimes wonder if a robot could do my job. I’m a designer, and my role is to create digital products that…
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december 2016
Accessibility Whack-A-Mole · An A List Apart Article
Illustration by Eleanor Ratliff I don’t believe in perfection. Perfection is the opiate of the design community. Designers sometimes like to say that design is…
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december 2016
Chatbots Are The New Skeuomorphism. How Do We Find Another Way?
Pop culture these days is awash in tales of AI run amok, from machines that act like humans to humans in love with machines. The reason seems clear enough:…
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december 2016
IoT Called a ‘Wonderful Thing’ for People With Disabilities
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a great tool for those with disabilities, experts say, but government and industry can do more to ensure that IoT devices are…
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december 2016
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