Michael Friess

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Understanding How User Experience Designers Think And Work

<i>Perhaps you’re a well-seasoned UX Designer, a kick-ass multidisciplinary designer or even a new designer who’s looking to get into the field of UX</i> …

Dieter Rams - Gestalten (HD).mp4

Bots won't replace apps. Better apps will replace apps.

<b>TRANSLATIONS:</b> 中文 (品玩)Lately, everyone’s talking about “conversational UI.” It’s the next big thing. But the more articles I read on the topic, the …

Designing smart notifications

My phone buzzed. I was somewhere in Iceland. More than ten miles from my car and any other human being. Holding a phone with a dying battery. I …

UX Design

How To Make A Physiology-Friendly Application For The iPad

If you’ve ever had to move your iPad from one hand to the other just to tap a button you couldn’t reach, then you may have already guessed why we …

What's so special about Docker? Getting the abstraction layer right. @iljasummala #DX #MonkiGras http://t.co/Ny2RTLhCMy

The Reactive Manifesto

Hi there,<br>You need to be logged to sign the manifesto<p>Sign In with TwitterSign In with GitHubSign In with GoogleSign In with LinkedIn<p>Organisations …

What the world values, in one chart

The more globalized our world becomes, the more we learn about similarities and differences that cut across all cultures.<p>These things are sometimes easy to trace on a small scale. For instance, it's easy to chart the religious differences between, say, Indonesia and China. In 2000, 98 percent of …

RT @ludovica_desio: Dear Tom Rosamilia, welcome to the Boeblingen Design Studio! @IBMDesignDE http://t.co/NeyWaEIfoW

Add Rules to Stylesheets with JavaScript

By David Walsh on<p>53<p><b>Update:</b>Rewrites made to accurately represent current practice for stylesheet injection.<p>Since we're using so much JavaScript in our …

Web Development

Seth's Blog

Where should great programmers choose to work?<p>[I say 'choose' because anyone who has worked with programmers understands that the great ones are …

What we would change about Rizzo

I've heard recently that a few different companies have created a version of Rizzo to build on the work we have done at Lonely Planet. It's extremely …

10 Things To Consider While Keeping a Level Head About AngularJS 2.0

There has been quite a bit of dialogue around the proposed changes that AngularJS 2.0 is going to introduce and some of it is pretty heavily covered …

Angular momentum

I was chatting with some people recently about “enterprise software”, trying to figure out exactly what that phrase means (assuming it isn’t …

Is DevOps Driving the Future of UX Design?

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Kai Brunner, Electric Cloud. Kai Brunner, Electric Cloud<p>Alan Cooper, the Father of Visual Basic, had the full attention of the …

UX Design

Front end and back end - QuirksBlog

The original version of the article didn’t have this section. I added it when I found that some back-enders misunderstood how hostil front-end …

RT @housecor: This hits way too close to home. http://t.co/CsP9ANe2QB

IBM Reveals Proof of Concept for Blockchain-Powered Internet of Things

IBM has unveiled its proof of concept for ADEPT, a system developed in partnership with Samsung that uses elements of bitcoin's underlying design to …

Tim O'Reilly - What's the importance of Bitcoin & the Blockchain?

Blockchain

The Year Emotional Intelligence Meets Customer Experience

Despite the fact that we are in an age where everything seems to be computerized and automated, this is the year that businesses will start to feel …

Stress is 'barrier to feeling empathy for strangers'

<b>Stress is the reason why we find it hard to empathise with someone we do not know, researchers suggest.</b><p>In separate tests in mice and people, empathy towards strangers increased when stress hormones were blocked by a drug.<p>Playing a fun video game with a stranger was found to have a similar effect to …

January 2015

<b>Update</b>: These rankings have been updated. The third quarter snapshot is available here.<p>With two quarters having passed since our last snapshot, it’s …

“@StuGoulden: @espiekermann on where screen sizes are headed (Clue: where it all started) http://t.co/RScZVDpVYO” < set in 40-chars column?!

The problem with Angular - QuirksBlog

My point is that I expected far more front-enders to embrace Angular. I have the feeling their number is surprisingly low — see also the problems my …

Your Phone Is Distracting You Even When Youre Not Using It

The mere presence of your phone is enough to distract your attention away from complicated tasks, even if you’re not actually using it, suggests a …

Sneak peek at the new IBM Interactive Experience London Studio

This morning, Matt Candyand I had a sneak peek at the new IBM Interactive Experience Studio in London – and it is very impressive.It is part of a …

Motion Design: Beyond the Screen

When people hear the term “Motion Design,” they usually equate it with “Motion Graphics Design,” which Wikipedia defines as “<i>a subset of graphic</i> …

UI Design

What’s Next

I am always thinking about what is next and I feel like I’m spending even more time this year thinking about this. All of us at USV seem to be …

IBM Design - Delightful Experiences at Scale

Presentation from my keynote at the Idean UX Summit 11 in San Francisco. This presentation shares IBM's journey to drive delightful experiences at scale across its products and offerings. This presentation details IBM's investment in design thinking and user experience (UX), in terms of talent, …