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Why Isn’t Facebook Prettier? Facebook Design Director Responds

Julie Zhuo, director of product design at Facebook, responds to allegations that Facebook’s decision to abandon a bold, beautiful layout was the result of penny-pinching.<p>Why isn’t Facebook as pretty as it could be? More to the point: why isn’t the latest design, rolling out now, as pretty as the …

An App For Your Bucket List, Not Your To-Dos

Full is an app for tracking meaningful things, rather than getting things done.<p>If you think about it, many catchphrases of lifehacking and productivity–like “inbox zero” and “getting things done”–are built on a framework of subtraction. You clear your to-do list, you cross things out and tick …

How To Draw Critical Design Insights From A Single Photograph: Lessons From Frog

Jon Freach, design research director at frog, explains why snapping pictures can make all the difference for you and your client.<p>Henri Cartier Bresson once said, “Sometimes there is one unique picture whose composition possesses such vigor and richness, and whose content so radiates outward from …

You Are Not So Smart 009: The Psychology of Arguing

<i>You are Not So Smart is a new addition to Boing Boing's line-up of terrific podcasts! It's hosted by David McRaney, a journalist and self-described</i> …

Serving Experience As The Product

From shopping for your first home to seeing a doctor, the experience matters. But often we completely fail to grasp the degree to which it …

Customer Experience

The future of biometric data tracking isn’t about devices, it’s about experiences

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Maridav<p>Everywhere you look these days, there seems to be yet another sensor-enabled device or mobile app that wants to …

What does the new iOS actually mean for the millions of iPhone and iPad users worldwide? We discuss the real impact of the new iOS with four leading UX experts from Clearleft, Fjord, Specialmoves and ustwo.

What does the new iOS actually mean for the millions of iPhone and iPad users worldwide? We discuss the real impact of the new iOS with four leading …

The 3 Future Waves In Design, And How To Ride Them

Today’s designers have to be more than surface decorators, writes Mark Rolston. They need to become systems designers.<p>As a product designer and a part of frog for nearly 20 years, I have seen our industry change quite a bit. But what I’ve experienced is nothing compared with the changing landscape …

Jony Ive: The man behind Apple's magic curtain

The reclusive and prolific Jony Ive, the man behind the Apple iPod, meets with USA TODAY for a rare interview about Apple's once and future mission.<p>CUPERTINO, Calif. — The man who designed the iPod ponders the question with furrowed brow.<p>"That's a good one," says Jony Ive, when asked what he would …

Creating an Environment for Creativity & Empowerment

A wonderful talk by Mailchimp co-founder Ben Chestnut on creating an environment for creativity and empowerment. I wish I could follow Ben around for …

More Than Flourishes of Style, Design Metaphors Are Functional - Metropolis

More Than Flourishes of Style, Design Metaphors Are Incredibly Functional<p>There’s a universal theory for everything, and it's called embodied …

Let's Stop Focusing on Shiny Gadgets and Start Using Tech to Empower People

Even though Red Burns was one of the most influential figures in the tech industry over the past 30 years – most famous for co-founding the …

Concept: A Service That Pays You to Wash Your Neighbor’s Underwear | WIRED

Hello is a conceptual washing machine that pairs up people with and without a washing machine. <i>Image: Benjamin Riot and Valentin Sollier</i><p>The product …

Yahoo's Logo Reveals the Worst Aspects of the Engineering Mindset

School is a prison — and damaging our kids

<b>(wavebreakmedia via Shutterstock)</b><p>Longer school years aren’t the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn’t work<p>Peter Gray<p>August 26, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that’s what they need to become …

The 17 Designs That Bell Almost Used for the Layout of Telephone Buttons

Among them: "the ten-pin," "the cross," and "the rainbow"<p>If you look at the number buttons on a phone -- smart, cell, landline, what have you -- those number buttons will feature, almost inevitably, a uniform layout. Ten digits, laid out on a three-by-three grid, with the tenth tacked on on the …

Case in point: Using design thinking

<b>The big idea:</b> Design thinking has been highlighted recently as a tool for inspiring products, innovating business models and solving seemingly intractable problems. One town in Denmark realized the power of design thinking when it revamped the services provided to its elderly population. The town …

Why cards are the future of the web

Cards are fast becoming the best design pattern for mobile devices.<p>We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and …

Kids of The Past vs. Kids of The Internet Generation

Kids these days… am I right? The following infographic takes a look at today’s kids as compared to the children of the past. In other words, it’s a …

Logo, Bullshit & Co., Inc. - iA

Everybody likes logos. Everybody wants their own logo. Everybody wants to <i>make</i> their own logo. Everybody has a computer and some fonts. Anybody can …

Healthcare Startups Can Save Lives — And Rake in Big Money

Author: Ryan Tate. Ryan Tate Business<p>Date of Publication: 09.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Ron Gutman wants to bring back the village …

Journeys for Water: Survival Strategies in Urban India

How Experts Think

A quarterback starting the Super Bowl is, on average, the eighty-fourth player drafted. This is based largely on his college career. So why are some …

NFL

Alex Pentland: “El anonimato se ha terminado”

Usted ha optado por ser una persona de su tiempo: compra sus <i>blazers</i> con su tarjeta de El Corte Anglés, usa Fivesquare para avisar de que va a misa de …

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John Maeda on Twitter: "Authoritative leaders want to be right. Creative leaders *hope* to be right. http://t.co/iXK41Dp2d8 http://t.co/egJOungJvF"

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Can we design the smart cities of the future? | NEXT Conference

31/07/2013 | As smart phones lead to smart objects, which combine to form smart cities, we face the challenge of making all these services work …

Why I am not a Service Designer

At the best of times it can be a challenge explaining to people what you do. But when they already have a perception of what you do..?!<p>I’ve been a …

Jon Kamen: 'Creativity is the missing ingredient in education'

<i>This article was taken from the August 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …