Opportunities for AI in Accessibility

In reading Joe Dolson’s recent piece on the intersection of AI and accessibility, I absolutely appreciated the skepticism that he has for AI in general as well as for the ways that many have been using it. In fact, I’m very skeptical of AI myself, despite my role at Microsoft as an accessibility innovation strategist… Continue reading Opportunities for AI in Accessibility

How AI Mockup Generators Are Revolutionizing Graphic Design

14 Shares The graphic design industry is constantly evolving, with new tools and technologies emerging to streamline workflows and enhance creativity. One of the most exciting advancements in recent years is the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) mockup generators. These innovative platforms are transforming the way designers approach mockups, offering a plethora of benefits that… Continue reading How AI Mockup Generators Are Revolutionizing Graphic Design

Customer Experience Development: Building Stronger Connections with Your Customers

The Power of CX Development: Building Strong Connections with Customers The significance of a customer experience process is increasing rapidly in the e-commerce realm. Without the physical touchpoints applied in brick-and-mortar retail, it encompasses the entire customer journey. The foundation of effective digital selling, therefore, is the seamless fusion of technology, comfort, and human connection… Continue reading Customer Experience Development: Building Stronger Connections with Your Customers

UX leadership is failing, multi-brand design systems, proxies in UX

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “What is the effect of constant exposure to information on our attention? Who benefits from a dramatic change in our attention, and when and why has this happened? One hypothesis is that companies have created an ecosystem to encourage continual consumption of information, and they profit from our addiction… Continue reading UX leadership is failing, multi-brand design systems, proxies in UX

Designing genAI-enhanced features

Elevating user experience through intelligent content enhancement and personalization. Futuristic workspace (Created with Dall-E) Chatbots serve as an accessible gateway to the realm of Generative AI features, a fact underscored by the success of ChatGPT. Their simplicity, requiring only basic instructions to engage in natural dialogues, allows them to integrate across various digital platforms seamlessly. Yet,… Continue reading Designing genAI-enhanced features

Design is not a thing, the R1 flaw, interview advice, social computing

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. I remember the first time I heard these words. Me and my dad had just sat down to eat lunch at a restaurant at a local hotel in my hometown. I was home visiting for the summer. My dad and I started talking about creativity. The ups and downs… Continue reading Design is not a thing, the R1 flaw, interview advice, social computing

18 New Best Insurance Card Templates for 2024

Do you really need a business card? Business cards will remain relevant in 2024, primarily for client-facing roles like insurance agents. It’s an extension of your brand and an integral part of your marketing toolkit.  Insurance Business Card Templates, a premium file from Envato Elements Are you starting up an insurance business, rebranding an existing… Continue reading 18 New Best Insurance Card Templates for 2024

AI is the new UI

The future has arrived early. If you are reading this article, you have made a choice. A choice to evolve. AI isn’t coming for your job, but someone using AI is. Source: Author + AI Now, before you flame me on the design of the graphic, let me explain: I made this in literally one… Continue reading AI is the new UI

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Vanishing designers, guide to risky projects, UI transitions, AI in UX

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Look around us. Every business is an app and every app feels the same, because every designer has the same resume, follows the same process, graduates from the same program, uses the same tool, scrolls the same Dribbble feed, reads the same Medium articles, expects the same career outcome,… Continue reading Vanishing designers, guide to risky projects, UI transitions, AI in UX

From Image Adjustments to AI: Photoshop Through the Years

Tech By Max Walton 2 days ago Remember when Merriam-Webster added Photoshop to the dictionary back in 2008? Want to learn how AI is changing design forever? Join us as we delve into the history of Photoshop, from its early beginnings right through to the dawn of artificial intelligence. Photoshop is nothing short of a… Continue reading From Image Adjustments to AI: Photoshop Through the Years

We’re turning designers into factory workers

Considering the availability of modern tools and recent advancements in governance (design systems), one might think designers could relax and enjoy some leisure time. Surprisingly, that’s not the case. In fact, it feels like designers have even less time than before. As we’re frantically pushing towards an auto-governed future, we ought to stop and think… Continue reading We’re turning designers into factory workers

How to AI

Three approaches to deploying generative AI for brands and corporations. 11 out 12 are generated by AI. One is real. Which one? | Source: Imagenavi & Jimmy Fermin History rhymes This isn’t a trick question: 11 out of 12 in the image above are generated by AI. Which one is the real person? I posed this quiz… Continue reading How to AI

9 Best AI Writing Tools and SEO Content Writing AI for Businesses

The written word is as important as ever. Having well-written messages can help you communicate with your employees, clients and investors. This is where AI writing tools and SEO content writing tools can help! Use AI tools for content writing and SEO to your advantage. Image source: Envato Elements Everyday we learn more ways in… Continue reading 9 Best AI Writing Tools and SEO Content Writing AI for Businesses

Can the health app paradox be resolved using emotional AI?

The health app paradox is that sometimes apps meant to improve our health can actually do more harm than other apps. Can the recent advancements in Affective Computing solve this paradox? Maria Kovalevich · Follow Published in UX Collective · 9 min read · 2 days ago — Listen Share Illustration by Maria Kovalevich Apps… Continue reading Can the health app paradox be resolved using emotional AI?

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Introducing the Next Generation of Mobile Accessibility Testing

If you can run an app in iOS or Android, now you can test it for accessibility with us.  Deque’s axe DevTools Mobile redefines mobile testing for digital accessibility for cross-platform apps, such as those built with React Native. It’s the easiest mobile testing solution to install and run. It also provides clear direction to… Continue reading Introducing the Next Generation of Mobile Accessibility Testing

Reshaping productive workflows- integrating UX and AI

As rapid technological advancements shape the digital landscape, combining various cutting-edge technologies holds great potential for revolutionizing workflows. Conventional workflows can be inflexible, involving manual procedures that can take up a lot of time and be susceptible to mistakes. In contrast, generative AI models can contribute to making workflows increase efficiency. In this article, we… Continue reading Reshaping productive workflows- integrating UX and AI

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AI in education: a savior or a threat?

Are threats to global education driven by AI or human factors? Photo by Andy Kelly on Unsplash As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to gain ground in education, the question arises: is AI the hero we’re looking for, or does it pose a potential threat to the future of learning? It’s a captivating subject, given the paramount importance… Continue reading AI in education: a savior or a threat?

Ethical growth, AI authors, the mind of a type designer, UX research emails

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “Growth hacks or so-called psychology tricks have a negative reputation. and it’s not a surprise. Think about the last time you stumbled upon such a “smart” hack — maybe when you were trying to unsubscribe from newsletters you didn’t mean to sign up for, or when booking a low-cost flight became… Continue reading Ethical growth, AI authors, the mind of a type designer, UX research emails

5 things I learned as a product designer: a 10-year journey at Amazon, Walmart and startups

In 2019, I wrote an article titled What I learned as a Product Designer over the last 6 years — a snapshot of my journey with points I deemed relevant to any upcoming designers interested in the field of UX or Product Design. Little did I know that the following years would bring an abundance of experiences,… Continue reading 5 things I learned as a product designer: a 10-year journey at Amazon, Walmart and startups

Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2023

In this month’s edition, you’ll find new ways of using AI, some excellent new services for streamlining your work, plus some great new UI kits. Enjoy! Cosmos Cosmos is a brand-new, beautifully realized Pinterest alternative for creatives. You can use it to create visual notes, record design inspiration, and curate your visual world via plugins on the… Continue reading Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2023

Words: the new data commodity

The AI and LLM industry is changing and developing rapidly. How will the industry move forward, become regulated and adjust to this new reality of words as a commodity? We’re starting a new chapter of data commodification through access to and the commodification of words. In a yet unregulated space, product teams need to self-regulate… Continue reading Words: the new data commodity

AI’s black swans: Unforeseen consequences looming

Capitalizing our insecurities AI is calling out our imperfections I uploaded my portrait into this tool, and it revealed flaws in my face while recommending products that I can buy to fix it. Source: Qoves AI-powered facial analysis Qoves is a facial analysis tool powered by AI that is used to detect the superficial flaws… Continue reading AI’s black swans: Unforeseen consequences looming