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User Experience Barriers In POS Systems

Point of sale (POS) systems are used by cashiers in shops to process orders and to check out customers. Everyone knows how frustrating it is to have …

Internet Trends 2017 Report

Kleiner Perkins general partner Mary Meeker launched the 22nd edition of the Internet Trends Report at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on May 31, 2017. Dating back to 1995, when Mary was still an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley, the annual report compiles and analyzes data …

Inside Google's Numbers in 2017

Thanks to a partnership with Jumpshot, Moz is presenting data about Google's search growth, click distribution, and more via a panel of millions of US web users.

2017 holiday survey: An annual analysis of the peak shopping season

Holiday retail spending is bucking trends this season with only one-third of holiday budgets going toward gifts. Online spending is expected to exceed in-store for the first time. In addition to gifts for others this year, spending on experiences and self-gifting increased. Explore more consumer …

The AI Rush

Design Principles Behind Great Products – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Lately, I needed to come up with some top level principles for the product I’m currently working on. I seek for some simple yet powerful concepts …

O’Reilly Design Conference—Insights on growing, hiring, and more

Design’s a pretty popular topic these days. Whether you’re talking chatbots or virtual reality, enterprise software or sustainable internet usage, …

Mobile-First SEO - The Marketers Edition #3XEDigital

How to target your SEO process to a reality of more people searching on mobile devices than desktop and an upcoming mobile first Google index? Check it out.

Mobile Devices

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

50 things only remote workers understand

We all do certain things when we’re at home in our comfort zone, but can you imagine having the whole workday to let all your weird hang out?The post …

Comment on Scientists Hook Up Brain to Tablet—Paralyzed Woman Googles With Ease by Сурен Акопов

Made device for reading human thoughts / human mind reading machine / Brain computer interface. In particular, I have created a perfect Speech …

Hack your productivity with the 5-hour rule from ‘Mr. Robot’

Why you should be reading, reflecting, and experimenting every single week.The post Hack your productivity with the 5-hour rule from ‘Mr. Robot’ …

How gym battles work in Pokemon Go

Is Pokemon Go stealing your battery life as you battle to be the best and claim your rightful place? The augmented reality Pokemon game is topping app store charts and game servers are melting under the stress of so many people desperate to catch 'em all.<p>Unfortunately, there is very little …

Pokémon

With the Panama Papers, The Guardian created visual storytelling rules ready for breaking news

Unlike the journalists who were in on the investigation, designers at The Guardian didn't have a year to prepare their stories about the Panama …

Designing the Future: When Fact Meets Fiction

Updated version now available > http://www.slideshare.net/activrightbrain/designing-the-future-when-fact-meets-fiction-updated<p>From Hoverboards to smartwatches, Jetpacks to autonomous cars, AI, AR and VR. Hollywood sets the bar high, then we try to deliver against this with real design, technology …

Mission Impossible

The User’s Journey

<b>A note from the editors:</b> We’re pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 5 of Donna Lichaw ’s new book, The User’s Journey: Storymapping Products That …

5 Reasons Why UX Design is Not Cheap

Advertise here with BSA<br>Over the past 10 years, the growth of technology has rapidly accelerated, allowing for advancements across the design …

6 Reasons Not to Test with Users (and Why to Test Anyway)

Every design ever made has a user – but not every experience is designed with the user in mind. Sometimes it’s because designers don’t know enough …

6 Things that take your UX from Above Average to World-Class

Many parts of applications are rarely experienced, yet we have to consider how the presence or absence of these states affect a user’s experience. As …

UX Design

Improve User Experience With Real-Time Features

<b>Real-time technology</b> delivers information to your users as it happens. But how does it help improve your product and align with your customers' …

UI/UX Design Glossary. Steps to Usability

Practice shows that structured data is a great way to work optimization and that is one of the reasons why old good stuff like phone directories, …

Experience Design will be key

“Experience Design will be key” says the Hyper Island industry survey,<p>yet there seems to be confusion about Experience Design and Experience; how …

UX Design

Compassionate UX

Google’s long been known for its April Fool’s hoaxes—from Google Paper, which purported to send you a printed archive of all your email, to Google …

Design for Humanity

In 1950, the American psychologist Harry Harlow conducted an experiment that separated infant monkeys from their mothers just a few hours after …

Monkeys

5 Tips for Designing Personalization

Are you delighted when your favorite online shop makes a wonderful suggestion for an item you didn’t know about? How about when your cart is stored …

Why Virtual Reality Will Change Design Forever

VR won’t just change the way we experience life. It will change the way we create.<p>My dining room may never be the same. The Ikea table and vintage fiberglass chairs have been pushed aside. The perimeter is traced with dangling cords, precariously connecting a constellation of hastily tape-mounted …

The enormous power of the unconscious brain

A lot of the things we do in everyday life don’t need to involve our conscious mind. In many cases, the more we use it, the less effective we become.<p>If you don’t think the act of stacking and shuffling a set of cups could boggle your mind, watch the video below. In it, neuroscientist David Eagleman …

Consciousness

What is the most extroverted US city?

Psychologists have profiled the average personality of nearly 900 cities. So where is your spiritual home?<p>They say that birds of a feather flock together – so how does your personality fit with the people living nearby? Do you sometimes wish you lived among people who were just a bit more …

Why are we eternally fascinated by serial killers?

Murderers like Charles Manson and Ted Bundy are a tiny threat to our society – yet our interest in them appears to be endless. Why?<p>In the two-street town of Pennsburg, eastern Pennsylvania, stands a small house with an art collection you’d be unlikely to find in any public gallery. Arranged across …