Daniel Alb

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Here's What 18 Top Executives Say Will Happen in 2018

First off, artificial intelligence is just going to keep getting bigger.<p>Predicting the future is hardly a precise science, but it's possible to identify macro trends by paying close attention to what's happening in an industry. Here's what a handful of entrepreneurs, founders and executives see …

What Russian Journalists Uncovered About Russian Election Meddling

A cautionary tale about the importance of independent media abroad<p>Much of 2017 was consumed with untangling the political mess that was 2016 and Russia’s role in it.Much of what we learned came from American journalists, who brought us revelation after revelation about how the Kremlin meddled in …

Russia

15 Best Books on Coming Up With Genius Ideas

The old, the new, and the most brilliant ideas.<p>There are thousands of books on creativity and innovation out there. Many are great, some are exceptional, but few stand (or will stand) the test of time. As an author and researcher on innovation myself, I keep a short list of books to recommend to …

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

Instagram and Pinterest are killing Gap, Abercrombie, & J. Crew

And the problem might be signaling something even more troublesome than dowdy apparel. Instead, it is a total shift in how teen consumers think.<p>Young people want to purchase experiences rather than actual stuff, and when they do buy clothing or shoes they want to be able to showcase purchases on …

Social Media

TrumpScript Is Donald Trump in a Programming Language

A group of computer science students wants to make Python great again.<p>TrumpScript, tagline "making Python great again," is Donald Trump in a programming language. The creation of four computer science students at Rice University—who put it together in a 36 hour hackathon—it's surely a novelty …

On agile, or how we managed to build the wrong product fast

It was a moment. A moment in which I wanted to bang my head against the wall for spending two months developing a feature that got rejected by our …

10 Reasons Why Web Projects Fail

Nowadays every project uses some sort of CMS. Instead of painting a canvas in the old days of HTML, the requirement is to build software applications …

How to Run an Empathy & User Journey Mapping Workshop

Introduction<p>This article will teach you two popular design workshop techniques: empathy mapping and user journey mapping. <b>Empathy mapping</b> is a way to …

UX Design

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

The 3 Commandments of Great UX Design

Bonus IV: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s metrics.<p>When it comes to the Ten Commandments, there’s quite a few to remember. Talk about cognitive strain. Guess, Hick’s Law wasn’t much of a thing back in Biblical times.<p>For your convenience, we’ve narrowed down our list of commandments to just …

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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How to design for human behaviour: 5 pro tips

Our two-volume series Interaction Design Best Practices delves into the details of the art of interaction design: how different interaction elements …

UI Design

Is Your User Experience (UX) A Big Failure? It’s Time For A UX Review!

<b>User Experience design</b> is something that needs to be planned from the ground up. Whether your site has been around since the dawn of the internet or …

35 Landing Page Resources: The Ultimate List

For mobile<p>Is your site optimized for Google’s new mobile algorithm? <br>Read More »<p>Unbounce shares how things are changing when it comes to optimizing …

The Future of UX Research: Uncovering the True Emotions of Our Users User Experience Magazine

Truly understanding the feelings of our users has always been the dream of user experience researchers. Are they enjoying themselves? Are they …

Requirements Gathering For Better User Experience Pt1

A great user experience is all about enabling users achieve their objective when using your artifact – be it a website, a software system or anything …

A Look Inside Design at Zappos

We're tracking down InVision users inside the world's most amazing companies to discover their favorite tools, books, methods, and the philosophy …

Things to Stop Doing in 2015

Stop multitasking (it can be done).<p>Stop procrastinating, saving work for tomorrow, and waiting to be inspired to work.<p>At the same time, stop working at an unsustainable pace. It makes leading more difficult, and to do things better, you have to stop doing so much.<p>If that’s not possible, at least …

London police raise privacy hackles with gang violence software

London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has completed a 20-week study in a bid to more accurately predict whether specific gang members are likely to commit violence. The software, developed by Accenture, pulls data together from systems already used by the MPS and runs it through an analytics …

What Questions do Airbnb Design Researchers Ask? - Bridge

“Find your inner two year-old and ask ‘why’ over and over again to understand someone’s behavior.”<p>Sasha Lubomirsky loves to ask questions. For the …

Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design

<b>Summary:</b> The ten most egregious offenses against users. Web design disasters and HTML horrors are legion, though many usability atrocities are less …

Letter to a Junior Designer

I admit it: you intimidate me. Your work is vivid and imaginative, far superior to my woeful scratchings at a similar age. The things I struggle to …