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25 Epic Design Tips for Non-Designers

<i>Get your graphic design game-face on with these inspiring tips.</i><p>Whether you’re a creating graphics for social media or designing an invitation for an …

The Most Compelling Character In “Blade Runner 2049?” The UI

Here’s the story behind the film’s spectacular vision of technology.<p>When <i>Blade Runner</i> hit theaters in 1982, it painted a vision of 2019 that was as horrifying as it was artful. Concept designer Syd Mead’s bleak dystopia, bathed in neon and perpetually drenched in rain, was filled with artifacts and …

Science Fiction

Former Google Designer Says 1 Simple Trick Can Curb Your Smartphone Addiction

A surprisingly effective way to tone down the urge to check your phone.<p>Every 12 minutes. That's how often Americans check their phones, according to a recent study by global tech company Asurion. That means we check our phones at least 80 times a day. For Millennials, the rate is almost twice as …

Apps

The Missile Alert In Hawaii Was The Result Of Bad UI Design

Last week, I got on my soapbox and chatted about user interface design fails. It turns out the weekend's accidental missile alert in Hawaii was the …

UI Design

Robo-Advisers Are Coming to Consulting and Corporate Strategy

Does a robot manage your money? For many of us, the answer is yes. Online and algorithmic investment and financial advice is easy to come by these days, usually under the moniker of “robo-advisor.” Startups such as Wealthfront, Personal Capital, and Betterment launched robo-advisors as industry …

Artificial Intelligence

User Interfaces: How Not to Design a Microwave

User Interfaces: How Not to Design a Microwave<p>02 Jan 2018<p>A few months ago I was introduced to the microwave oven sitting in the office kitchen. I had …

3 Problems With AI That Only Design Can Solve

In an era when users have to theorize about how algorithms work, design has never been more necessary.<p>AI is in desperate need of designers–in part, because machine learning products often originate in the world of research, where design principles are rarely applied.<p>Closing the gap between …

Machine Learning

AI is analyzing you on social media for market research

Businesses are turning to AI for everything, it seems, including marketing strategies. Marketing runs on data, and people don’t have the kind of relationship with information that computers have. Why spend months researching dozens of customers when machine-learning can research them all in …

Why Today's Designers Are Different

A look into what it means to be a designer in the digital age.<p>What do you think of when you hear the word <i>design</i>?<p>You probably think about finely crafted objects that you can hold in your hand, or maybe logos and posters that visually explain things.<p>What you might not immediately think of is the kind …

Digital Design

AI Needs UX Designers, Too

“Agentive technology” is a quietly humming buzz-phrase, appearing in my Twitter feed from time to time (and now my physical library at home), and it …

These 5 Fields Will Be The First Hotbeds For Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence wiggled its way into the movie industry decades before it reached business viability. Blockbusters like “The Terminator,” “Star Trek,” and “Iron Man” captivated viewers with futuristic ideas about how AI would change the world.<p>Now that AI is actually influencing the real …

Artificial Intelligence