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A bi-weekly hand-picked grass-fed locally-sourced list of the industry articles our creative technologists are currently reading. Topics include customer experience, design, marketing, business, finance, technology, media, and storytelling.



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December 3, 2018

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers


Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?

Source: The New Yorker

Modal & Nonmodal Dialogs: When (& When Not) to Use Them


Modal dialogs interrupt users and demand an action. They are appropriate when user’s attention needs to be directed toward important information.

Source: Nielsen Norman Group

Kill Your Personas


How persona spectrums champion real user needs.

Source: Microsoft Design

The Problem With Feedback


Companies and apps constantly ask for ratings, but all that data may just be noise in the system.

Source: The Atlantic

Cutting the Fat From Product Design


Time and time again we see teams creating designs that don’t get built or get built far from the intended design and experience.

Source: UX Collective

Design & The Revolution of AI


VIDEO: A film by A/D/O and somesuch exploring the current state and future of A.I.

Source: A/D/O

The Hidden Privilege in Design


Shouldn’t human-centered design consider all humans?

Source: Medium

Why Fashion Brands All Seem to Be Using the Same Font


If the name belongs to a company that stands for heritage and quality, getting this right is serious business.

Source: Bloomberg

What Web Designers Need To Know About Hick’s Law


Hick’s Law guides UX designers to create effortless user experiences. Here’s how to apply the law to your UX design.

Source: Just In Mind
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