The death and rebirth of UX – The State of UX in 2018

As designers, we have always fought to be involved in strategic decisions early on. Now that we have a seat at the table, what are we going to do about it? [READ ON]

What’s the difference between AR, VR and MR?

A lot of people are asking about what the difference is between AR, VR and MR. Augmented Reality as it extends the senses. Virtual reality as it creates a whole new world to explore. And mixed reality which bridges the two together. So here’s a breakdown that might help clarify…[READ MORE]

7 Ways UX Can Actually Influence Success on Social Media

User Experience design—or, UX—is the process of designing a product around the end-user’s every expectation, need, and desire. UX combines scientific and creative methodologies to produce an intuitive end product that not only delights its users, but anticipates and caters to their every move. This practice is most commonly associated with web design or product…

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Embracing otherness. Embracing myself.

Actor Thandie Newton tells the story of finding her “otherness” — first, as a child growing up in two distinct cultures, and then as an actor playing with many different selves. A warm, wise talk, fresh from stage at TEDGlobal 2011. Still relevant. Still powerful.

The UX of VR – a whole new frontier

So, this has been a topic that I’ve been both very excited and curious about. How do we approach user experience in the virtual reality interface? It still feels like pretty new territory right now and many of the new players on the block are trying to find the sweet spot. I personally feel that…

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A distraction-free writing tool that fuses current and past technologies

Have you ever gone to check your messages on Facebook and found yourself, an hour later, looking at the profile of an old high-school acquaintance’s new boyfriend/ girlfriend? In this digital era distraction has become an epidemic. Tools like calculators, phones, writing programs, and cameras open portals into happening social networks. This has lead to a…

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SOME OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE SHARE THE WORDS OF WISDOM THAT DRIVE THEM. BY GWEN MORAN It might be something you have hanging on the wall of your office or just on a Post-It next to your computer. It’s that go-to motivational quote—a touchstone that gets you fired up when you’re having a bad…

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Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?

The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it’s a “conversational third rail.” But, she says, that’s exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes…

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The 15 Most Common WordPress Mistakes to Avoid

  A very old and famous saying, “to err is human and to forgive is divine“, is absolutely true. We all make mistakes, because none of us is perfect.Whether it’s real life or WordPress, mistakes happen everywhere. To commit a mistake is not a crime, however, not learning from it and not trying to repeat…

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The Scent Rhythm watch tells time by releasing fragrances

Glancing at a clock face in one form or another has been the de facto way to measure the passage of time. Aisen Caro Chacin though, is exploring a different perspective. She wants to give everyone the ability to tell time using their noses. Her chemical-based watch called the Scent Rhythm emits specially-designed fragrances in…

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