Anders Toxboe, designer for Bonnier Interactive, cites motivation as the force that opposes friction in the realm of interaction design. A properly motivated user will be willing to withstand more friction
Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens. Johnny in Topeka can’t read, but Janne in Helsinki is effortlessly finishing his storybooks. Such a disparity
This post by Flin Nortier was originally published on the blog of design agency Soda Studio. As an interaction designer, how often have you run into projects where you’re asked to ensure a great ‘user
Guest author Darrell Benatar is CEO of UserTesting.com. It seems so obvious: you have a successful desktop app or website and users are asking for mobile access to it. So you rewrite your current product
Ever wonder why it has taken so long for your robot butler to arrive? It’s 2013, so why aren’t those long-promised robotic domestic servants helping out around the house yet? One reason for the delay:
This is really cool, a MakerBot Industries-supported 3D printable prosthetic hand project. When Richard Van As, a master carpenter in Johannesburg, South Africa, decided to make a set of mechanical fingers,
Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept. Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of
You might never attend one, but keep this bit of information in your back pocket: A new trend today is the ‘algorave,’ in which people dance in a rave-like environment to music generated by algorithms.