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Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right. …

UX Design

First-Time Use: How To Reduce The Initial Friction Of App Usage

There’s plenty of material out there that will happily tell you that First-Time Use (FTU) is the most important part of app adoption. After all, it …

«Hitman» se pasa al concepto de juego por episodios

La historia, distribuida en varias partes. Así será el videojuego de infiltración y sigilo «<b>Hitman</b>», que se pasará al modelo por episodios que se va …

The art of Storytelling

Recently I happened to see a movie called “Tamasha” in which the central theme of the film was around the protagonist who was influenced by …

How to Improve Your Writing Quality with Data Storytelling

Since the earliest days of humanity people have told stories to each other in different forms. Storytelling has serious traditions in every culture. …

Data Visualization

Big Data, Taylor Swift And The Future Of The Music Industry

It wasn’t long ago that it was a common belief that the internet was killing the music industry. For many years the industry failed to keep pace with technology – meaning consumers turned in droves to illegal downloading for the sake of price and convenience. The early solutions offered by music …

Interface Animation. The Force of Motion

Even in the ancient times people knew about the great power of motion. Literature, art, folklore, technologies all witness numerous attempts of …

Björk fans will need a VR headset to make the most of her new app

Björk is no stranger to offering unusual experiences to her fans so the new Stonemilker VR iOS app doesn’t feel out of the ordinary for the Icelandic star.<p>The 360 degree video, which was filmed where the song was written in Iceland, can be viewed either as a ‘magic window’ or using any iPhone 5 or …

MIT Technology Review

Dime cómo tuiteas y te diré cuánto ganas

Que las redes sociales se postulan como una auténtica mina de oro a la hora de revelar nuestros gustos y roles socioculturales y desvelan toda clase …

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

<b>Exclusive:</b> British spy agency collects and stores vast quantities of global email messages, Facebook posts, internet histories and calls, and shares them with NSA, latest documents from Edward Snowden reveal<p>Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry …

Best apps for reading books [2015] | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

One of my favorite things about smartphones and tablets is the ability to take a library of books with you wherever you go. Not only are eBooks …

How to produce better designs for complex apps

Designing simple, easy-to-use enterprise products is easier said than done. Customers expect enterprise products to deliver experiences like those of …

Inside Design: Pocket

Over 20 million people use Pocket to discover, save, consume, and share the content they care most about. The San Francisco-based company’s …

Twisted illustrations perfectly sum up the darker side of modern life

Between our smartphones, fast food and quick and convenient transportation, our lives are full of luxury. But all luxuries come at a price.<p>London …

Airplane seat designed to speed up boarding would also improve the middle seat

The window seat has the views, the aisle seat has easy access, and a new design would give the middle seat the elbow room.<p>The seating concept would …

Intel estrena Skylake, su sexta generación de procesadores

Skylake ya está aquí. Intel inunda los mercados con su nueva generación de procesadores. Pero, ¿tenemos claro para que sirven y donde se encuentra …

El móvil muda de piel

Los teléfonos, tal y como los conocemos hoy, van a desaparecer. Pero tendrán un protagonismo aún mayor en nuestras vidas<p>No podemos vivir sin él. …

Radiografía de los turistas, según su visa

Con cada compra con tarjeta, el usuario deja un rastro de información: dónde compra, qué compra, a qué hora, cuánto gasta... Si en lugar de una …

Codecademy Grows Up With New Pentagram-Designed Brand ID

The Internet’s premier platform for free education in computer programming had an outdated wordmark. Pentagram’s Eddie Opara came to the rescue with a new visual identity.<p>Codecademy is the premier online platform for free coding lessons. Since launching in 2011, over 24 million users have submitted …

Graphic Design

'Radiografía' de las mejores aplicaciones de noticias

<i>El periódico 'The Boston News-Letter' fue un negocio creado en torno a la selección de noticias</i><p>En 1704, el director de la oficina de correos de …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Babylon By Van<p>This is the first photo Morris took of Marley, back in 1974, in the singer's Ford Transit tour van. "When you're looking at it, he's …

Velour design

<i>Velour design</i> ha creado 16 carteles para la exposición sobre la saltadora de esquí que consiguió ser Récord Mundial en Salto de Esquí Femenino en …

The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up

Many people suggest that rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up, but is it really, across the board? The answer seems to be yes. An automobile industry trade consultant, for instance, observes that “Today, a typical automotive design cycle is approximately 24 to 36 months, …