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Microsoft patent describes ’emotional’ AI that produces personalized responses

Artificially intelligent voice assistants like Apple’s Siri and Google’s eponymous Google Assistant are powerful time-savers, but you won’t mistake …

Artificial Intelligence

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Cooper Hewitt Names Its 2017 National Design Award Winners

The annual prizes recognize excellence and innovation in American design<p>If the design world had an Olympics, it might look something like the Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, whose 2017 winners were announced this morning. Given annually to top talents in 11 distinct categories spanning from …

The past, present, and future of design in Silicon Valley

<i>The following is an excerpt from The Way to Design, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. Adapted and reprinted with the author’s permission.</i><p>Until very recently, success in Silicon Valley required focusing almost single-mindedly on an organization’s …

Synthetic Nature: Digital Lifeforms that Respond to Manipulated Audio Recordings | Colossal

<p>Artist Andy Thomas recently shared a montage of new sound art pieces titled Synthetic Nature that shows his beautifully bizarre digital sculptures …

Music Production

Get Lost in These Trippy Fluid Dynamics GIFs

Lava lamps have a longstanding association with certain lifestyle choices. That's right, I'm talking about the study of fluid dynamics. OK, maybe …

Growing panes: The rise of smart glass and how it could kill off your curtains

Smart ovens are now a thing, as are intelligent beds, connected doorbells, and internet-enabled fridges. Everything, it seems, is now “smart” and “connected” — and soon the windows in your home or office could be hit with the smart stick too.<p>There has been a flurry of activity in the smart glass …

Internet of Things

Alan Moore on Science, Imagination, Language and Spirits of Place

We recently spoke with the great Alan Moore about the new book <i>Spirits of Place</i>, as well as various other topics ranging from populism to the eternal …

Psychogeography

Ecommerce Design: Focus on Product Images

If you are working on e-commerce projects, you are familiar with the online shopper’s needs. The most important? The need to touch a product, or see …

Web Design

Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world

Unlock the mysteries and inner workings of the world through one of the most imaginative art forms ever -- mathematics -- with Roger Antonsen, as he …

We Are Entering the Era of the Brain Machine Interface

“Sharing your thoughts” takes on new meaning as Facebook and Elon Musk dive into your neurons.<p><b>Hello Backchannel folk,</b> Steven here.<p>In a 2004 …

Painting with Code

Today, we’re excited to share a tool we built to help bridge the gap between designers and engineers working on design systems at scale. …

JavaScript

30 Design Books You Have to Read in 2016

<i>These 30 design books deserve a home on your shelf.</i>Designers come from all different backgrounds, with some having studied their craft in school, …

Graphic Design

Facebook Releases Several New Open Source Tools for Video, VR

Like most 21st-century companies, Facebook is all about the user experience, or UX. That's what all the new tools help create.

Enterprise Tech

The full stack design system

UI methodologies like Atomic Design bring logic and structure to individual screens. Now it’s time to extend that thinking to every aspect of your …

Product Management

Check Out All the Geneva Motor Show Posters Since 1924

The best motor show has the best posters.<p>This year marked the 87th Geneva Motor Show, so here are 87 years worth of posters celebrating the automotive industry on neutral ground.<p>View Gallery 29 Photos

How to Make Your UI Design Fully Responsive With Sketch — Part 2

Or How to Team Up Fluid And Auto-Layout to Create a UI Design Which is Vertically AND Horizontally Responsive…<p>Introduction<p>In Part 1 you learned how …

7 UX tools to try this year

With each passing year, we see a surge in new tools and technology to make our marketing and creative lives easier. Just five years ago, maybe 100 …

I Took the AI Class Facebookers Are Literally Sprinting to Get Into

Chia-Chiunn Ho was eating lunch inside Facebook headquarters, at the Full Circle Cafe, when he saw the notice on his phone: Larry Zitnick, one of the …

Interaction Design and Branding: Blank

We would like to share this interaction design project that involves branding as well by Jaejin Bong and it’s titled: <b>Blank</b>. What’s Blank? It’s a …

Sharing styling specs with developers

When we design websites and applications, we decide on elements such as colours, fonts, layout, grids, components (e.g. buttons, tables, tabs), …

Voice User Interface Design: New Solutions to Old Problems

In the past few years, voice user experiences have reached critical mass. Cortana. Alexa. Google.<p>Like many technologies that <i>seem</i> fresh off the …

Oscar Wilde

How to teach yourself UX design

My learning journey and a living list of UX resources for self-starters<p>First of all, I have to confess that my UX design skill was not completely …

UX Design

Creative Motion: 12 Concepts of Interface Animation.

Life is constant motion, so we usually cannot imagine our routine without movement. Motion, applied in digital products which we use every day, adds …

This Is the Best Netflix Documentary for Design Lovers to Binge Watch

"Abstract: The Art of Design" gives the industry a new edge rarely witnessed in design documentaries.<p>"You're looking for a moment when you feel you're as close to the soul as possible. That's what good design is."<p>So declares the trailer for "Abstract: The Art of Design," a new Netflix series that …

New to Framer? Just 3 Things to Get You Started

People at Google, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, and many other companies make prototypes during their design process. Because prototyping fills a …

How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives: Annie Dillard on Choosing Presence Over Productivity

The meaning of life has been pondered by such literary icons as Leo Tolstoy (1904), Henry Miller (1918), Anaïs Nin (1946), Viktor Frankl (1946), Italo Calvino (1975), and David Foster Wallace (2005). And though some have argued that today’s age is one where “the great dream is to trade up from …

Steal a worthwhile New Year's resolution from Nietzsche – here is what he resolved in 1882: https://www.brainpickings.org/2015/01/02/nietzsche-new-year-resolution/

Stephen King Creates a List of 96 Books for Aspiring Writers to Read

I first discovered Stephen King at age 11, indirectly through a babysitter who would plop me down in front of daytime soaps and disappear. Bored with</i> …

How Do You Know You Exist? A Mind-Bending Animated Homage to Descartes Exploring the Conundrum of Reality

“When you’re awake, you know you’re awake. But when you aren’t, you don’t know you aren’t.”<p><i>“We don’t need to credit an all-seeing God with the creation of life and matter,”</i> wrote Douglas Rushkoff, <i>“to suspect that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”</i> But what …

Philip K. Dick