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Cataloging the art and science of user experience design
September 2012

Title: How Google fine tunes its search engine Context: The BBC takes a quick look at how Google optimizes the user experience of its products. How? Data. Synopsis: At Google’s twenty (yes 20! And yes I’m jealous.) user research labs,

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Title: The Dying Art Of Design Context: Is technology killing the craft of design or fueling a design renaissance? Depends if you are a shitty designer or not. Synopsis: Oh technology. Why do you always bear the brunt of designs

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If God had wanted us to take the stairs he wouldn’t have given us fingers with which to press elevator buttons now would he?

I once made a model kit of a car where I didn’t fully glue the wheels to the body and if you pushed it hard enough it would sort of roll for a few inches… via youtube.com

Title: Lessons Learned Designing a Windows 8 App Context: Windows 8 is coming. Prepare accordingly. Synopsis: Another day, another operating system update with new IA and UI requirements that force you to redesign your existing applications so as not to

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Title: Usable yet Useless: Why Every Business Needs Product Discovery Context: He who would choose to succeed must first understand what success looks like. Synopsis: There are many different types of complexity that designers face when working on a solution

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User experience is much more than the pretty words you wrap your product in. via designaxioms.com

Title: The Six Greatest Breakthroughs in UX History Context: We user experience professionals stand on the shoulders of UX giants. Synopsis: Gauguin once asked “Whence Come We? What Are We? Whither Go We?” Not sure what that has to do

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