Why weirdness is at the center of belonging, diversity, and innovation In my senior year of college, I took a class about how to prepare for the workplace. The class taught us how to write a resume, what to wear to job interviews, and what companies look for in candidates. It was an easy A.… Continue reading Why weirdness is at the center of belonging, diversity, and innovation.
Why Ive’s way of doing personal projects is good for designers Personal projects should be an important part of life as designers, but is mixed with the work and the realities of an in-house design team, which can be a messy process. Often, the question of fulfilment comes into play. Surprisingly, the answers to fulfilment… Continue reading Why Ive's way of doing personal projects is good for designers
Take a few shortcuts with my comprehensive guide on evaluating designers Why is evaluating designers so difficult? Evaluating the performance of a product designer within a startup or agency environment is challenging. It involves a mixture of objective and subjective data that is synthesized in an attempt to gauge if someone is to be rewarded,… Continue reading Setting up performance reviews for Product Designers
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. Modern products often have a large amount of user research data from different sources: user research interviews, intercom conversations, customer e-mails, surveys, customer reviews on various platforms, and whatnot. Making sense of all that data is a challenging task. A traditional way to do that is to maintain a… Continue reading Turning users into AI, UX personality test, modeling components in Figma
Now digital humans are here. They sound and look just like us. Digital humans, AI-powered digital counterparts, are going to change how we interact with the world around us. https://medium.com/media/5d057cb8920f355e7fa126d3cedcac2c/href In 2016 Miquela Sousa, or @lilmiquela, quickly grew to be one of Instagram's top influencers. At a first glance, there is little wrong with the 19-year-old Brazilian-American… Continue reading Digital humans are here. They sound and look just like us.
In case you haven’t heard, HubSpot themes are now available on ThemeForest! Whether you’re new to HubSpot or are still honing your skills, read on for the ins and outs of the platform, including how it can help your business reach new heights. What is HubSpot? In a nutshell, HubSpot is inbound marketing and sales… Continue reading What is HubSpot?
IDAHOBIT is today! With some parts of the world opening up, you may be getting ready to celebrate this special day in the real world too. However, read on for our tips to fly the flag online. What is IDAHOBIT? Every year, people across the world stand together to celebrate IDAHOBIT, which stands for the… Continue reading 13 Ways to Celebrate IDAHOBIT Online
Do you operate a web development agency? Do you build, launch, host and manage your clients’ websites for them? If you’ve been in this line of work for a few years and are experiencing significant growth in customer volume, then you’re already aware that site design, administration and updates is extremely time-intensive. Working on many… Continue reading Choosing the Right Platform to Manage Multiple Sites at Once
1. Salaries will either increase or decrease, but likely not remain exactly the same With the volatility of our world, who’s to say where salaries will go? 2017 similarly saw salaries go in a direction. 2018 will either see an increase or decrease. This will depend on economies, how many salary negotiation blogs we read, and… Continue reading 9 ½ Plausible and/or Absurd UX Industry Predictions for 2018
Back in the eighties the job of design was to make things work reasonably. Technologies were in such a struggle to stay stable that any extra quality seemed unnecessary. In those times your computer would crash five times a day. So, worrying about beauty or engagement seemed like a somewhat unnecessary luxury. Fast-forwarding to 2007.… Continue reading Getting traction for experience design
If you are reading this, chances are you have stumbled upon something remotely related to Open Source. opensource.com defines it in a simple manner: More from this author Ilya Gelfenbeyn, CEO of Api.ai, on AI and the IoT Why the Internet of Things Still Has a Long Way to Go The term “open source” refers… Continue reading Open Source Week at SitePoint