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Quantitative User-Research Methodologies: An Overview

<b>Summary:</b> Do you need numerical data about your product’s user experience, but you aren’t sure where to start? The first step is choosing the right …

Have you noticed these web design trends in 2018?

As a space of ideas, fresh design and inspiration, the internet is a space which is constantly changing and evolving. As designers add new elements …

Imperfect, organic design is the next step – UX Collective

The current obsession over Pixel Perfect products. And how ‘imperfections’ can make our designs more human.<p>Long ago, there lived a priest who was in …

UI Design

This is how Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked — according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

What The Guardian’s Mobile Innovation Lab has learned after two years of experimenting with better news delivery on phones

Two years, two dozen experiments, one Brexit and one U.S. presidential election, and hundreds of thousands of readers later, the Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab has wrapped up its work on improving news delivery on smartphones.<p>It’s examined better formats for push notifications, a web player for …

The Internet Archive is hosting a symposium on John Perry Barlow on April 7 (and I'm emceeing)

EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow died last month, and though his death had been long coming, it's left a hole in the hearts of the people who loved …

Social media use in 2018 charted

Here's a chart of social media usage from Pew Research. YouTube and Facebook are by far and away ahead of the pack, but Facebook's been stagnant for …

Robbie Barrat's AI-generated nude paintings make Francis Bacon look like a genteel pre-Raphaelite

Robbie Barrat is generating warped, surreal paintings using artificial intelligence and the results are really something.<p>Usually the machine just …

Data Defenders, a media literacy game about data collection and targeting for kids in grades 4-6

Mediasmarts (previously), a Canadian media literacy nonprofit, has just released Data Defenders, a timely video game about data collection and …

Personal Information

Timely video about "dark patterns," the tricks websites use to manipulate you

If you've tried to delete your Facebook account and found yourself mysteriously lost and frustrated, welcome to the world of Dark Patterns, the …

Ethical Design: The Practical Getting-Started Guide

2018-03-16T11:00:36+01:002018-03-28T14:14:57+00:00Ethical Design: The Practical Getting-Started Guide<p>By now, most people working in tech know and …

The best drones you can buy

Drones have become the must-have gadget for tech fans and videographers. Drones let you become a pilot and aerial photographer, getting incredible footage or even taking part in activities like drone racing.<p>There are a couple of major drone brands out there. DJI is known for making high-end drones …

Drones

Insights Driven Design

In the world of design, we come up with new fancy terms everyday. I am not a big fan of terminology but sometimes it make a difference in the …

UX Designer’s Framework for Product Development

OverviewUX design has matured as a field over the past decade, overcoming numerous misconceptions and the disregard of logic. Designers have arrived …

Top 10 UX Blogs That All Web Designers Should Read

There’s a lot to learn in the world of UX design. There’s so much terminology along with varying workflows that it can take years to master the …

Card Sorting: Uncover Users' Mental Models for Better Information Architecture

<b>Summary:</b> Card sorting is a UX research technique in which users organize topics into groups. Use it to create an IA that suits your users' …

10 Examples of Unorthodox Container Shapes Created with CSS

Sometimes it feels like we have a lack of creativity when it comes to building CSS containers. They’re either round, somewhat-round, square or …

Blade Runner 2049's beautiful Screen Graphics and UI Design

Starting off our week here on Abduzeedo with the work of Andrew Popplestone on his work on the outstanding Blade Runner 2049. More precisely on his …

Blade Runner

Full-stack UXers: Who They Are and How to Find Them

Within the user experience community, there’s been an increasing push toward finding individuals whose skill sets extend beyond those of a typical UX …

UX Design

This DJ Has Released the First Full-Length Album Using the Ethereum Blockchain

RAC has collaborated with a number of familiar artists on ‘EGO,’ the first album that can be bought on the ethereum blockchain.<p>The ethereum network has been getting a lot of hype lately, which is mostly due to the nearly 4,000 percent increase in the price of ether, its native cryptocurrency, since …

8 Best Sources to Study Blockchain Technology

Since 2013, Google search for Blockchain has risen 1900 percent. It’s considered one of the hottest technologies on the market, as Blockchain is on …

10 Blockchain Applications that will rule 2018 and beyond

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share159<p>+15<p>Shares 192<p>One of the most discussed topics in tech industry today is blockchain technology. We are beginning to understand …

What is Plasma and How Will It Strengthen the Ethereum Blockchain? | Investopedia

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin recently announced Plasma, a scaling infrastructure that will help the Ethereum blockchain handle much larger …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Is Anonymous — Unless You’re Busted By Website Cookies

Using the bitcoin cryptocurrency to buy goods and services online can lead to the currency's famed anonymity being overturned and user identity …

The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking anything of value from diamonds to real estate deeds to contracts. The blockchain offers the promise of a trusted record that can reduce fraud. …

According to Harvard Business Review, Blockchain Key To Reclaiming Data Privacy

Data breaches like the recent Equifax and Deloitte hacks have brought bright attention to the fact that personal data is not secure. In a host of …

Learn how the best coders do DevOps today — for less than $20

DevOps is the process of streamlining web development projects. Through organization and automation, teams can create apps that work more efficiently and run more smoothly while requiring less time and effort to get it right.<p>Meanwhile, cloud computing has become a vital partner in the process, …

Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust

At its core, a blockchain is a transparent and secure record of transactions. Take an interactive tour of how the technology works and start to …

Cryptowestworld

Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there lived a mysterious, brilliant inventor, now lost to history, who created a kind of autonomous zone wherein the traditional rules of governments and law did not apply. It was scoffed at as escapism, but over time it drew an ever-growing crowd who used …

GameCredits takes on Apple and Google with its blockchain-based app store

Cryptocurrency has the potential to disrupt many industries, and a startup called GameCredits hopes to use it to disrupt the mobile app store duopoly of Apple and Google. Its motto is “In games we trust.”<p>GameCredits is creating a blockchain-based app store that will be an alternative place where …