Links van 22 februari 2019 tot 2 maart 2019

Formally Specifying UIs • Hillel WayneGood UI is necessary to making correct software. If people have trouble using the product, they’re more likely to do the wrong thing. Personally, though, I can’t stand UI work. I don’t think it’s “beneath me” or anything, it just doesn’t quite mesh with my brain. Visuals and interfaces give […]

Links van 8 januari 2019 tot 13 januari 2019

Download Original Bauhaus Books & Journals for Free: Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & More | Open CultureFortunately for design nerds, typography mavens and architecture enthusiasts everywhere, the good folks over at Monoskop have posted online a whole set of beautifully designed publications from the storied school. The European capital cobbled with Jewish gravestones – BBC […]

Links van 19 september 2018 tot 25 september 2018

Meet AlvaAlva lets you design interactive products based on components engineered by your developers. Gent is de jobkampioen – De StandaardGeen enkele gemeente in Vlaanderen heeft er de voorbije jaren meer jobs zien bijkomen als Gent. De Oost-Vlamingen kloppen Antwerpen. Your calendrical fallacy is thinking…Helping you navigate the insane complexity of calendrically correct date and […]

Links van 25 maart 2018 tot 15 mei 2018

Drupal takes on risky admin interface renewal to catch up with WordPress | Drupal ShellIt is sad to see that the gradual adoption plan was switched to chase down shiny technology, without good thought on the long term effects on the community. With the original monolithic model of Drupal, falling out of favour it no longer […]

Links van 8 maart 2018 tot 10 maart 2018

Leningrad’s Lost PhotographerRussian Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to anyone. In late 2017, a relative stumbled on boxes of negatives and undeveloped film gathering dust in an attic. Published below, some for the first time, are some of the 30,000 images from the remarkable discovery. (492) The STEAM renaissance: Guy […]

Links van 8 februari 2018 tot 11 februari 2018

This Mutant Crayfish Clones Itself, and It’s Taking Over Europe – The New York Times Before about 25 years ago, the species simply did not exist. A single drastic mutation in a single crayfish produced the marbled crayfish in an instant. The mutation made it possible for the creature to clone itself, and now it […]

Links van 24 januari 2018 tot 26 januari 2018

Wireflows: A UX Deliverable for Workflows and AppsIn the UX field, wireframes are a common deliverable to show page-level layout ideas, whereas flowcharts are useful for documenting complex workflows and user tasks. However, despite the fact that both of these deliverables remain in common use among UX professionals, there are situations in which they are […]

Links van 18 januari 2018 tot 20 januari 2018

Adactio: Journal—Needs mustIn Resilient Web Design, I documented the three-step approach I take when I’m building anything on the web: Identify core functionality. Make that functionality available using the simplest possible technology. Enhance! Now I’m wondering if I should’ve clarified that second step further. When I talk about choosing “the simplest possible technology”, what I […]

Links van 17 januari 2018 tot 18 januari 2018

Pros and Cons of Personalization in Your Website Design | Design ShackWhen it comes to website personalization, designers have a lot of opinions. Is the research and hassle of designing a personalized interface worth the reward? For big companies such as Amazon and Netflix, personalization has been a game-changer. But what about for your website? […]

Links van 8 januari 2018 tot 10 januari 2018

Want to fix gun violence in America? Go local. | US news | The GuardianThe Guardian’s new geographic analysis is the first time that gun homicides nationwide have been mapped down to the census tract level, researchers said. This new approach was made possible with the geocoded data collected since 2014 by the not-for-profit Gun […]

Links van 15 november 2017 tot 8 januari 2018

IBM Design LanguageHeerlijke stijlgids. Trump is making Obama great again – The Boston GlobeBeyond the nation’s shores, there are some places around the world, though not many, where Trump is more popular than Obama. A 2017 Pew Research Center survey polled 37 nations across the world about their opinions of the two presidents, and all […]

Links van 11 november 2017 tot 14 november 2017

Vier vragen over de rellen in Brussel – DeWereldMorgen.beOp sociale media circuleren vele gelijkaardige getuigenissen: er was feest, er leek niks aan de hand en plots greep de politie hardhandig in, waarna alles ontplofte. Dit betekent natuurlijk niet dat er geen incidenten waren voordat de politie ingreep. Maar het lijkt er wel op dat die […]

Links van 24 oktober 2017 tot 31 oktober 2017

Stop doing user interviews. Start having conversations.If you can level up by remembering your user interview skills and also relaxing and having a conversation, the person you’re talking to is going to be that much more engaged. If they’re engaged, what they tell you will be more natural, your insights will be deeper and learnings […]

Links voor 24 oktober 2017

Mobile First, Desktop Worst – prototyprMobile First should not be taken as an opportunity to over-simplify and, by the same token, Desktop First should not be taken as an opportunity to pile on complexity. Facebook moving non-promoted posts out of news feed in trial | Technology | The GuardianFacebook is testing a major change that […]

Links voor 23 oktober 2017

The Mind-Boggling Physics of a Standing Double Backflip | WIREDHumans can do things. Awesome things. Case in point: this human, named Aaron Cook. Cook can do some serious tumbling (just check out his YouTube channel), but he can also do something extremely difficult—a standing double back tuck (backflip). Brexit: deals and no deals | Flip […]