Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “We are still at the dawn of a new digital era: artificial intelligence, virtual worlds, augmented reality, and other technical and societal changes are reframing the world we live in. However, from a spatial design perspective, they have so far been lame and ordinary. Without the constraints in the physical… Continue reading Invisible cities, infinite scroll UX, product tsunami, Framer AI
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Designing engaging and productive gatherings Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash In today’s hybrid work landscape, meetings have become abundant, but unfortunately, many of them still suffer from inefficiency and ineffectiveness. Specifically, meetings aimed at generating ideas to address various challenges related to people, processes, or products encounter recurring issues. The lack… Continue reading Facilitating effective ideation meetings
Too often, designers create a persona at the start of a project, then put it up on a wall like a graduation picture and simply leave it there to be looked at and referenced occasionally…pulling out interesting stories when the situation demands. But your persona should be alive. It should live, grow, evolve and adapt.… Continue reading Personas should be living and breathing
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ethics, UX, and our role in all this We live in a world where our behaviours are accurately being predicted every step of the way. It sometimes feels like apps and products know us more than we know ourselves. This is not necessarily bad, or that we should be scared every… Continue reading Ethics, UX and our role in all this
Unfortunately, over half (54%) of the businesses surveyed for the 2018 State of SMB Cybersecurity report believe they’re too small to be a target for hackers. But the data paints a different picture: 67% of small- and medium-sized businesses were attacked in 2018; 82% of those attacked had antivirus software installed on their systems; 72%… Continue reading What’s the Minimum Amount of Security Your Website Needs?
Meet Elizabeth Elizabeth Churchill is currently a Director of User Experience at Google. She is an applied social scientist working in the area of human computer interaction, computer mediated communication, mobile/ubiquitous computing and social media. Elizabeth is the current Secretary/Treasurer of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s premier professional society for computer science… Continue reading A series of interviews with senior UX leaders to celebrate International Women’s Day
This article is part of a series created in partnership with SiteGround. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. The range of hosting options has become bewilderingly complex during the past few years. The basics are simple: a computing device has software installed which can respond to a network event such as… Continue reading the Pros and Cons — SitePoint