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Publications: Benevolent Deception in Human Computer Interaction

<b>Benevolent Deception in Human Computer Interaction</b><b><br>Eytan Adar, Desney Tan, and Jaime Teevan</b><p>Though it has been asserted that "good design is honest," …

Uber Fudges The Position Of Local Drivers, But They’ve Got A Pretty Good Reason Why

Uber admits that its driver map isn’t 100% accurate, but say it’s for UI speed and driver safety.<p>Load your Uber app right now in the heart of any big city, and you probably see exactly eight cars circling surrounding blocks. In reality, there may be many more drivers around you, and they might not …

What Is Design Thinking?

Customer-centric design is about looking out from the inside—rather than outside in.<p>Today’s organizations face multifaceted problems that are part of increasingly complex business models. Continued expansion of global transactions, supported by partnerships that can span large ecosystems, create …

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How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first …

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6 must-hit stores for February

The promise of warmer temperatures on the horizon has us looking to freshen up our wardrobe, home interiors, and patios for spring. Get a head start …

Austin's First Cat Cafe Launches $60,000 Kickstarter Campaign

The Blue Cat Cafe, Austin’s first cat cafe, now has its Kickstarter up and running. Helmed by Rebecca Gray, the feline mastermind aims to bring cats, people, and coffee together within the cafe. The name stems from her love of blue cats, which tend to be friendly and affectionate. She currently has …

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And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>This thoughtfully remodeled midcentury in the Bay Area won't be on the market for long.<p>Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in …

Made in America

3D Rotating Navigation in CSS and jQuery

All the resources available on CodyHouse are released under the BSD-3-Clause license. You can support our project with a Paypal donation …

iOS Apps

A Typographic Journey Through “Alien”

A look down the nerdy rabbit hole of the classic sci-fi film’s design.<p>Dave Addey, a senior writer at Apple and a massive design nerd on the side, has a new post on his blog Typeset In The Future, in which he deconstructs the type and design of the movie <i>Alien</i> practically scene by scene. In the past, …

Spectacular Historic Infographics Now Available As Posters

The Library of Congress is a venerable treasure trove of historic cartography, 19th century infographics, and other data visualization from days of yore. Only a fraction of the more than 5.5 million maps and 80,000 atlases in the library’s collection are available online, and what is available can …

Visualize this: Is it information or is it art?

<b>An old infographic chestnut.</b> It’s always been a tricky balance between getting the story across, and making a great image. But thanks to some serious …

On Photographing the Milky Way: An Ode to Astrophotography

Here’s a little inspiration and my answer to why we stay out late in the cold and the dark.<p>I was recently reminded of my first really successful …

How Can You Use Technology to Make You Happier?

Many say technology is tearing us apart but studies generally show that tech and the internet make us happier. What gives?<p>There’s certainly a …

Nike Designs A Flashy Airplane Cabin For Pro Athletes

Game on.<p>You land from a cross-continental flight. Your back aches. You’re parched from the dry air. It’s hard enough to give a PowerPoint presentation in this condition, but you happen to be a pro athlete. And in a few hours, you’re playing the deciding game in your playoff run.<p>Seats are designed …

Medieval Abbey Converted Into Stunning Modern Hotel

King Richard the Lionhearted is sleeping for eternity at the Abbaye de Fontevraud in Anjou, France, the site of his burial. Now harried modern travelers can find rest there, too, with the opening of a redesigned hotel within the abbey’s 12th-century walls.<p>Hotel Fontevraud re-opened this summer …

5 Things UX And UI Designers Could Learn From Wes Anderson

Lessons from the most meticulous filmmaker alive.<p>Director Wes Anderson has always been distinguished for his visual artistry, detail-rich sets, and storybook-like imagery. From the whimsical, campy feel of <i>Moonrise Kingdom</i> to the carefully crafted sets and miniatures in <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, …

11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

UI, UX: Who Does What? A Designer’s Guide To The Tech Industry

Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google, and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs.<p>Design is a rather broad and vague term. When someone says “I’m a designer,” it is not immediately clear what they actually do day to day. There are a number of different responsibilities encompassed by …

How Facebook Moved 20 Billion Instagram Photos Without You Noticing

Your Instagram photos aren't where they used to be.<p>This spring, even as some 200 million people were using Instagram on their smartphones, a small …

Your Facebook News Feed Can Make You Happy or Sad - TIME

Did your Facebook News Feed seem a little too happy, or perhaps a little too depressing, for one week in January 2012? That may have been because …

5 reasons you should forget the coding bootcamp & study online instead

Teaching coding languages and skills is a critical need in today’s technology-infused society, but we’re falling behind in the talent wars.<p>Even though programming jobs are some of the best paying in the world, the gap of qualified developers and programmers is only projected to increase in the next …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

CEOs

Here Comes the Summer: Beautiful Color Photos of Coney Island in the Early 1960s

Coney Island 1961-1963<br>Aaron Rose—Courtesy Museum of the City of New York<p>1 of 15<p>With the summer heat edging ever closer, the Museum of the City of New …