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Cataloging the art and science of user experience design
December 2013
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Title: UX designer or developer: Who will be king in 2014? Context: Nothing like the festive season of brotherly love to discuss who is going to get their butt kicked in the new year. Synopsis: Designers or developers? C’mon, pick

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Title: Users don’t hate change. They hate you. Context: Redesign all you want. Just know that people are probably going to hate you for it. Synopsis: All redesign is done with nothing but the best of intentions. Old designs get

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Title: How Design And User Experience Translates To The Bottom Line Context: What have your UX designers done for you lately? How about made you a boatload of cash. Synopsis: User experience has traditionally been the underwear gnome of the

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Title: Cognitive Overhead, Or Why Your Product Isn’t As Simple As You Think Context: Making software is hard. Using software better not be. Synopsis: 8 billion features later you don’t have a piece of user-friendly software, you have a usability

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Title: Apple Skeuomorphism Reconstructed In 3-D Context: Think about the most colossal waste of time you ever engaged in when you were in college…now remember how awesome that was. Synopsis: Ever have one of those days were you’re just not

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Title: 6 Evil UX Things Companies Do (That Also Happen to Work) Context: Dark side UX is the father of invention. Really crappy invention, but invention nonetheless. Synopsis: User experience as a term is actually neutral. All it denotes is

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Title: The Mysteries of the Cereal Box: The complicated history of how a cereal box closes Context: Sometimes small design decisions can mean a lot. But not always. Synopsis: Did you have cereal this morning? Did your cereal come in

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