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A Beginner’s Guide to Voice UX Prototyping

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UX Design

Google publishes ‘Conversation design’ guidelines for developing Assistant apps

Hot off the heels of supporting Assistant Actions and hardware with a new investment fund, Google today also launched a new design guide for creating apps on its latest platform. Similar to the Material Design guidelines, it provides an introduction and walkthrough for both new and experienced …

Keeping up with SEO in 2018: What you should focus on

There is no way to overstate just how important mobile is for all the major tech companies out there, including Google. Users are turning to their phones more and more as the devices most people now hold in their pockets are more than capable of delivering a full-blown web experience.<p>In the days of …

Artificial intelligence could be the future of banking

<i>Brian O'Donnell is executive in residence at the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services.</i><p><i>"I don't trust banks. I believe when the robots rise up, ATMs will lead the charge."</i><p><i>– Sheldon Cooper,</i> The Big Bang Theory<p>Bank customers can be forgiven for wondering how Facebook and Google can seamlessly …

The Reflective Level of Emotional Design

“Few products become iconic in people's lives in the way that, say, the Sony® Walkman® did. The iPod is quickly ascending to that status. Clearly …

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …

Ten Customer Service And Customer Experience Trends For 2017

Each year, new data comes out that indicates customer service and the customer experience (CX) are more important than ever. According to Forrester, 72% of businesses say that improving the customer experience is their top priority. A study from NewVoiceMedia indicates that companies lose more than …

Customer Experience

11 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, "What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?" and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms of …

Why Teams Fail: The C-Word

Silicon Valley is bubbling these days. Uber recently raised $3.5B (that’s right, that’s B for Billions). Almost 60% of San Francisco’s houses are now valued above $1M (fewer than 20% were just a few years ago). And the US National Basketball (featuring major Golden State Warriors players) just came …

Leadership

Social Machines: The coming collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking and Humanity

Will your next doctor be a human being—or a machine? Will you have a choice? If you do, what should you know before making it?This book introduces the reader to the pitfalls and promises of artificial intelligence (AI) in its modern incarnation and the growing trend of systems to "reach off the …

Top 74 Data Visualization Software in 2018

Data visualization software communicate information clearly and efficiently via statistical graphics, plots and information graphics. Visualization …

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

The future of the IoT job market

Zach Supalla Contributor<p>Zach Supalla is the CEO of Particle.<p>Since the dawn of technology, we’ve been afraid of technology eliminating our jobs. Look at the birth of the steam engine. When it was invented in the late 1700s, people believed its arrival signaled the end of manual labor and thousands …

Google just threw a wrench into one of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's favorite projects

This week, Google announced a free version of Data Studio 360 for "individuals and small teams." It's a little shift that could shake up the market in a big way.<p>"One of the fundamental ideas behind Data Studio is that data should be easily accessible to anyone in an organization. We believe that as …

Satya Nadella

Android users will be able to log in to services using a combination of their face, typing patterns and how they move<p>Google will begin testing an alternative to passwords next month, in a move that could do away with complicated logins for good.<p>The new feature, introduced to developers at the …

Android News

Is Fog Computing The Next Big Thing In Internet of Things?

One of the reasons why IoT has gained momentum in the recent past is the rise of cloud services. Though the concept of M2M existed for over a decade, organizations never tapped into the rich insights derived from the datasets generated by sensors and devices. Existing infrastructure was just not …

Internet of Things

Are Chatbots Really The Future Of Web Design?

Here’s what working designers think of the conversational interface trend.<p>Adrian Zumbrunnen was terrified of what conversational interfaces meant for him as a UX designer. “The conversational interface is scary,” he says. “Will I still have a place in this industry when pushing pixels around is no …

3tags.org

The 7 Best Prototyping Tools for UI and UX Designers in 2018

It is undoubted that UI/UX design is an important aspect of making a website or application work. Creating and improving products based on prototypes …

Embracing the Evolution Toward the Experience of Things

April 15, 2016Over the next few years, many advancements in technology will unfold and dramatically shift our behavior and expectations in society. …

The IoT and the network: Why Wi-Fi is the horse to bet on

<i>(c)iStock.com/bigjiang</i><p>We have all heard the statistics about the Internet of Things (IoT): 200 billion connected devices by 2020 according to …

Internet of Things Day Delivers Connected Cows and Sour Cream

These aren't the most exciting internet of things gadgets, but they're practical.<p>Today is Internet of Things Day, and two of the most practical …

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things has a dirty little secret

A year ago when the Internet of Shit account was spawned, it started as a personal joke: I was hearing a lot about internet-connected smart devices, …

How To Kill A Product Gracefully

Nest caused an uproar by abruptly disabling its smart home hub Revolv. What’s a better way to discontinue products? Designers weigh in.<p>This week, the home automation company Nest announced that it would disable the Revolv smart home platform, because it no longer fits with the company’s product …

How 5G will radically change the Internet of Things

You loved 3G and eventually migrated to 4G, but does 5G get you excited? It probably doesn't. After all, who needs to send a SnapChat, a tweet, an …

Internet of Things

The ins and outs of an SEO audit

How should you perform a site audit? What tools should you use? And how can you best present your findings to attain buy-in? Columnist Janet Driscoll …

Is the business intelligence dashboard dead?

What’s the difference between a company that uses big data like a grown-up and one that is still in the playpen?<p>Collect it, store it, crunch it, display it… big data has always sounded more like a candy-store display than something businesses use everyday. This past year, as the Economist …

What Sci-Fi has Taught us About Interaction Design

Interaction design is about solving problems. At its core, it deals with facilitating conversations between two entities that do not understand each …

Star Trek

A Layman’s Visual Guide To Google’s Knowledge Graph Search API

Google released their much-delayed Knowledge Graph Search API on December 16, 2015, which was announced in a post on Google Plus by Freebase. (They …