Natalia Molchanova

586 Flips | 8 Magazines | 185 Likes | 29 Following | 70 Followers | @natsilent | Digital & Visual Communication Strategist 

How Design Thinking Can Help Improve Your Organization's Customer Experience

Organizations that allow designers to act as business leaders and not just the people who make products embrace design thinking and likely operate …

We Are All Getting Dumber, New Science Proves, and No One Is Sure Why

Are our terrible diets, bad schools, tech obsession, or even increasingly trashy media to blame?<p>Whatever incredibly dumb things humanity got up to in the 20th century (and there were, as you know, some doozies), we all had at least one thing to crow about: as measured by IQ tests humans were at …

L'applicazione Files Go di Google per Android | Webnews

Files Go è una nuova applicazione sviluppata da Google e destinata ai dispositivi Android, distribuita in download gratuito sulla piattaforma Play …

New system in the human brain discovered

Exploring the Human Brain<p>The human brain is a complicated organ that’s difficult to understand, so it’s only natural that we always have more to …

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

Psychology

Less REM Sleep Tied to Greater Risk of Dementia

<i>Summary: A new study in Neurology reports people who don’t get enough REM sleep may face a higher risk of developing dementia. Researchers noted</i> …

25 Outstanding 404 Page Examples You Have to See by @grybniak

These 25 examples of impressive and creative 404 error pages will inspire you to engage, rather than enrage, your visitors.The post 25 Outstanding …

5 Reasons to Learn CSS

Why CSS is Important for Web Designers<p>Cascading Style Sheets or CSS are an important way to control how your Web pages look. CSS can control the …

Make War, Not Interfaces

Product Design is a lot like warfare.<p>Think about it. Users are the enemy. Like Clone Troopers straight out of Episode II, they are legion. Their …

UX Design

Data Visualization Experts Say Search Trend Maps Are Mostly Bunk

Google’s new map shows Canada’s “most misspelled words.”<p>Google Trends has put out a map showing what is says are the "most misspelled words" in Canada so far this year. According to this visualization, people in Quebec have trouble spelling "blueberry," while in the Northwest Territories, residents …

Looking at how people text

<b>How can we make the bot experience feel more natural</b><p>In this nascent automated messaging space, we think that one sentence booking is the holy grail …

Imagining an AI-First Student Experience

by Big Tomorrow | March 3, 2017 | More Articles<p><i>This is the third installment in a larger series exploring the intersection of design and existing</i> …

Blurred Lines: The Future of UX & UI

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”<p>— Steve Jobs<p>…Design is the story.<p>The role, influence, and impact of …

On Design Tools and Processes

For the past year(s) I’ve been chasing for answers. Looking for new tools, thinking about design processes and figuring out what design really means …

Mixed reality: un ponte tra reale e virtuale | Webnews

Non è realtà aumentata, non è realtà virtuale: è mixed reality. Una tecnologia che permetterà di unire i due sistemi, per spalancare le porte …

Questo preservativo intelligente valuta le tue prestazioni a letto

Un’azienda inglese ha annunciato di aver realizzato il primo preservativo “intelligente” al mondo in grado di valutare la performance sessuale di chi …

A Look into Navigation in Web Design – cmd + T

A retrospective on navigation patterns and an examination of where we’re heading in 2017.<p>In web design, navigation is second only to content. You …

This 100-Year-Old Dutch Movement Shaped Web Design Today | Backchannel

<b>2017 marks the 100th anniversary</b> of the founding of a Dutch art movement that has had a worldwide impact: <i>De Stijl</i>. Right up to the present day, <i>De</i> …

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

Inside Instagram’s reinvention

How Kevin Systrom got over minimalism and snapped into building mode.<p>Toward the tail end of 2015, Kevin Systrom, the CEO of Instagram, came to a realization: The photo-sharing app he had founded five years earlier was straying too far from its roots.<p>Instagram was growing, yes, and finally …

The Influence of Color

The art of photography largely concentrates on subject. What you shoot, how you stage it, light it, frame it. The post process techniques we tend to …

Minimum Viable Usability Testing

Steve Blank’s order to get out of the building has become a mantra for founders and product teams alike. While we all know the importance of talking …

How To Be More Organized While Designing UI

After working 4 years in the field of digital design I got obsessed with tidying up and sorting information. This lead to the creation of a …

Color in Design Systems

16 Tips for Setting Up a System That Endures<p>I’m no color expert. Far from, actually. Throughout my career, I’ve depended on visual designers better …

10 Tools for Data Visualizing and Analysis for Business

<i>Guest blog post by Dante Munnis</i><p>Digging through messy data and doing numerous calculations just so you can submit a report or arrive at the result of …

Data Visualization

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Google's data-driven approach to superior user experience, revisited

What can the company that mastered the art and science of UX all the way to the top of the global business world tell us about UX these days?<p>When …

Why Google A.I. is the last user interface

<i>Star Trek</i> got it right: In the future, we'll use computers by talking to them.Google held an event this week and new hardware got most of the …