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UI Design

Elon Musk Unveils Artificial Intelligence Institute To Stop Robot Apocalypse

A promised $1 billion artificial intelligence foundation will "benefit humanity as a whole," Tesla chief Elon Musk announced on Friday. Anyone worried about Sky-Net taking over can breathe a little easier.<p>Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk announced the start of a $1 billion research institute aimed …

Pandoravirus: a giant virus where 93% of their genes resemble nothing known, cannot be traced to any known cellular lineage, and suggests a 4th domain of life. source

Pandoravirus: a giant virus where 93% of their genes resemble nothing known, cannot be traced to any known cellular lineage, and suggests a 4th …

Vinyl sales may be rising, but have you seen who’s buying it?

Tesco’s opportunistic decision to stock LPs may not bring the hoped-for results, but it could inflict yet more damage on the labels behind vinyl’s resurgence<p>So Tesco has started stocking vinyl. Let’s not get carried away just yet. It will be some months before we find Fela Kuti nestling next to the …

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Dark Matter

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

Magnetism

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Incremental UX

The Agile approach has in many organisations become the expected way of working. There have been many articles and books around the challenges of …

Google Chromecast review: a quick and easy way to make your TV smart

Latest version of Chromecast dongle adds better Wi-Fi and is easier to plug into your TV, with excellent support for services such as Netflix, Sky and Spotify<p>The new Chromecast is the second iteration of Google’s smart TV dongle, which turns almost any TV into a smart receiver of smartphone, tablet …

Infographic: 20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

So you think that you’re a rational person and that those psychological tricks that work on the masses won’t work on you? Well, the following …

Critical Thinking
Telecoms

Why UX matters (Infographic)

This infographic about UX by Homestead really caught my eye. The examples given are pretty mind blowing. Thanks to great UX design, Amazon saw a …

Infographics

UX Your Life: Applying User Experience Principles to your Life

View the presentation here: https://vimeo.com/135760980<p>As an expert in the design and UX field, Sonya finds many UX exercises to be very helpful and applicable for brainstorming, storytelling and mapping out future visions before committing to anything concrete. When companies are designing …

Why every member of your team should be a UX expert

Building a culture of User Experience (UX) awareness requires education and leadership. You’ll need some buy-in from employees across the different teams to get them to believe that they should care about UX, even if it’s not part of their core job description.<p>UX is by nature multidisciplinary. It …

UX Design

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

Do web designers really need to know UX?

The short answer is “yes”, but it is not as straight forward as that; not all web designers need to be UX designers or UI designers, but they should …

The role of copywriting in UX and onboarding

Wherever you look online, there’s a lot of talk around UI/UX design. UX copywriting? Not so much. A quick search on a leading job site spat out …

Copywriting

25 After Effects Tutorials for Animated UI and UX Design

A popular trend in modern UX design is creating animated GIF images to demonstrate how an interface will behave with user interaction. The interface …

Web Design

25 Free UX/UI Design Resources You Must Get Right Now!

Are you in the app design business? Then you’ll definitely need these free UX/UI design resources in your freebies collection!We selected some of the …

UI Design

A Guide to User Testing

In a nutshell, a tree test tasks participants with finding different information on a clickable sitemap (or “tree”). Using a usability testing tool like Treejack, you then record task success (clicking to the correct destination) and task directness (certainty of users that they found what was …

UX Design

BBC to create 'personalised radio' that switches between stations

The BBC offers a mixture of local and national radio stations aimed at different types of listeners. Want the latest chart-toppers? Radio 1 has your back. Prefer something classical? Just switch to Radio 3 instead. The problem is that many Brits have eclectic music tastes spanning more than one …