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Title: The Future Agency Context: Any prediction about the future is pure fiction. Until it isn’t. Synopsis: If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. If you want to have him (or her!) ROTFL, tell him

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Title: How the future of the user interface will redefine your job Context: Job descriptions evolve. Professional skills change. The gainfully employed understand and embrace this. Synopsis: The world is changing. Easy statement to make, because it’s always true. The

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2017 UX Year in Preview

Title: The State of UX in 2017 Context: 2017 is going to be an interesting year. Also, some cool and crappy UI’s will be designed. Synopsis: What does the future hold? Only a fool tries to predict an answer to

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MIT's Amazing New App Lets You Program Any Object

Title: The Year’s Boldest Ideas In User Interface Design Context: UI’s of the future…from the past year. Synopsis: Our phones can now turn on our lightbulbs. Virtual reality saves us from having to interact with flesh and blood people. We

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Everyone is a UX designer

Title: The state of UX in 2015 / 2016 Context: UX Design: What happened in 2015 and what will happen in 2016. Just in case you weren’t paying attention and aren’t omniscient. Synopsis: Ah, the holiday season. Winding up the

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Bloomberg Financial Terminal UI

Title: Well-designed interfaces look boring Context: Shiny new things are sometimes better dull. Synopsis: Ah, the future. It’s going to be great. Touchscreen, holographic, virtual reality user interfaces everywhere we will look, controlling everything we will do, ubiquitous everywhere we

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Title: 12 Fascinating Projects From the Bleeding Edge of Interaction Design Context: The future of interaction design looks…a little bonkers actually. Synopsis: What does the future hold for interaction design? A little bit cool, a little bit crazy, and a

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Alan Kay from Xerox PARC

Title: 5 Steps To Re-create Xerox PARC’s Design Magic (From The Guy Who Helped Make It) Context: Want good ideas? Most companies can’t handle what it takes to have good ideas. Synopsis: Innovation. There is no substitute. All of our

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the future soonImage credit: k rupp, “the future soon“, June 27, 2010, Flickr

Title: 25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design Context: The future of design as imagined by today’s leaders of design. Not you guys…those other leaders of design. Synopsis: What does the future hold in store for the professional practice of

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Title: The Top UX Predictions for 2015 Context: Enough with looking back on the old year in design. More importantly, what does the future hold in store? Synopsis: Hindsight is 20/20. Conversely, we are all equally blind when it comes

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Evolution of the iPod

Title: Deliver the Future, Gradually Context: Everybody wants to design the next shiny new toy, just be sure that your customers are going to want to play with it first. Synopsis: The old(ish) saying tells us that the future is

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Title: 11 Movements to Replace Common Things Context: Designers are problem solvers. We sometimes even solve problems that don’t really exist. Synopsis: Don’t you hate calendars? And fire hydrants? And door knobs? And child proof pill bottles? Especially child proof

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Title: Why a New Golden Age for UI Design Is Around the Corner Context: Everything around you will be part of the same user experience. Your job just got a million times harder. Sorry. Synopsis: So you are a software

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Designers are wankersImage credit: JennaleeAuclair, "Depths of Imagination", February 14, 2013, deviantART

Title: The Right Brain Revolution Context: Computers aren’t creative. They are merely tools that allow us to spend more time being creative. Synopsis: We live in a world built on 1’s and 0’s where those who have learned to tame

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Title: The Top UX Predictions for 2014 Context: It’s a new year. Why wait to see what it has in store for you when someone else can tell you. Synopsis: Welcome to the future ladies and gentlemen. As we cross

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