What we've been reading
The Intuitive and the Unlearnable
Why some designs won’t ever stop sucking.
A UX case study of Houzz
Small changes, big impact.
An intro to Machine Learning for designers
The basics of machine learning and how to apply it to the products you are building right now.
Designing UIs with trust in mind
Key one for me is giving control to the user.
The Hidden Trap in Design Systems
Design systems can make designers lazy, driving them to think only in terms of the components that are available in the design system.
Fighting Aging with Artificial Intelligence
Can deep learning and blockchain technology help us slow or even reverse the ravages of the aging process?
How Product Image Size Affects Attention and Engagement
Exploring how elements of a product page affect users’ visual perception and perceived product value.
Seriously, Don’t Use Icon Fonts
"Screen Readers Actually Read That Stuff" ...They sure do!
The 4 Best Mobile User Onboarding Flows We’ve Seen So Far
Some nice examples here.
Snapchat Launches Weather And World Effects Inside Snap Maps
Snapchat is launching two features in Snap Maps that reflect what’s happening in real life.
The KJ-Technique: A Group Process for Establishing Priorities
In this week’s article there is talk about the KJ-Method.
Tools that have interested us
31 Website Feedback Tools: An overview and comparison
There is a deluge of website feedback tools and this article summaries some of them well.
Videos we've been watching
Personalization versus Customization
Personalisation and customisation techniques to help ensure users see what matters to them.