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Data Science: What the Facebook Controversy is Really About

The Facebook contagion study raises a lot of questions. But what does it mean for this thing we call data science?<p>Facebook has always “manipulated” the results shown in its users’ News Feeds by filtering and personalizing for relevance. But this weekend, the social giant seemed to cross a line, …

Tinder

A talk in between an interaction designer and a writer.<p>­<p>Do you remember the movie “What woman wants?” on which Mel Gibson could read the minds of …

Why I was not sad after I deleted 1500 iPhone photos?

Another perspective for photography experience<p>I had bought my iPhone in February 2012 and since then I have taken photos of everything my eyes have …

Co Creation in Open Innovation Platforms

Analysis of current platforms by using “Winning and Failing Co-Creation Platforms” from Board Of innovation and Mission Motion<p>Open innovation or with …

what is interaction design?

Interaction design (IxD) is one of the design disciplines that are hard to explain what it is and what does interaction designers do. To clarify my …

The Weird, Terrifying Physics Of iOS 7

Look out! There's an app barreling toward your skull, and it's going as fast as a car.<p>Among the most powerful things about the first iPhone was how it made old software metaphors — pressing buttons, scrolling through pages — much more literal. Scrolling was now linked, one-to-one, to the tip of …

iPhone Apps

This App Is Like a Remote Control for Your Hotel's Concierge

Guests arriving at certain boutique hotels in the U.S. will soon be able to order room service, book a spa, or reserve a table all with a few taps.<p>A …

Amadeus Branding Campaign on Future of Travel Places Itself In Central Role

How does a global, business-to-business travel brand reinvent itself and portray its relevance in reshaping the future of travel?<p>Amadeus, the …

Travelers More Likely to Book Hotels on Day of Arrival Than Any Day Prior

More travelers today book a hotel room the day of their arrival than any other time.<p>Same-day bookings accounted for 29 percent of all U.S. hotel …

MakeMyTrip Acquires European Hotel Booking Site

India online travel agency MakeMyTrip upped its campaign to get more hotels into its revenue mix by acquiring the equity in Amsterdam-based …

Luxury Hotel Allows Visitors To Book Their Stay Using Twitter

<b>Microblogging site</b> Twitter has been pervading the world of social media with unique services including emergency and natural disaster alerts, …

Hospitality

Digital Customer Experiences Create Loyalty - Digital Tourism Think Tank

In February we present:<p>Currently there is a lot of available information about how our guests surf the web. But what do we really know about the way …

Work - Engine Service Design

Aeroportos de Portugal<p>14%<p>increase in customer satisfaction during pilot<p>Virgin Media<p>28<p>point increase in transactional NPS (-8 to +20)<p>Mercedes-Benz<p>1 …

Bill Verplank: Opening Keynote

what is interaction design?

Interaction design (IxD) is one of the design disciplines that are hard to explain what it is and what does interaction designers do. To clarify my …

Foundations of Interaction Design

Somehow, products, services, and systems need to respond to stimuli created by human beings. Those responses need to be meaningful, clearly …

UI Design

So you want to be an interaction designer

We get a lot of email from students and usability professionals asking how one goes about becoming an interaction designer, and what background one …

UX Design

Designing Interactions

<i>Designing Interactions</i> is a book and a DVD as well as this website.<p>You can browse by chapter as well as by interview. When you choose an interview, a …

5 Hotel Apps To Download Now

In this ever-increasingly digital world, the masses of smartphone carrying travelers have come to expect a wealth of convenience and information for any journey right in the palm of their hand. Luckily, many luxury hotels are happily complying, creating apps that provide guests with a wide range of …

Hotel TVs Pair With Guests’ Smartphones For Personalized Movie Watching

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>For its 12th year running, PSFK is hosting an intimate conference where emerging pioneers and established experts …

Hotel Rooms Booked Via Tweets Turn Followers Into Paying Guests

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>Technology …

Illustrated Hotel Drink Cards Help Guests Choose A Cocktail

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How To Turn Business Travel Into A Cultural Experience

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Why Crowdsourced Hotel Design Will Be The Future Of Business Travel

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>Colin Beavan, …

Why The Hotel Lobby Is The Office Of The Future

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>Prison inmate …