UX Design in Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio
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Network Access: Finding and Working with Creative Communities

A curious complaint seems to ripple across the internet every so often: people state that “design” is stale. The criticism is that no original ideas are being generated; anything new is quickly co-opted and copied en-masse, leading to even more sterility, conceptually. And that leads to lots of articles lamenting the state of the communities they work in. What people see is an endless recycling within their group, with very...

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Help One of Our Own: Carolyn Wood

One of the nicest people we’ve ever known and worked with is in a desperate fight to survive. Many of you remember her—she is a gifted, passionate, and tireless worker who has never sought the spotlight and has never asked anything for herself. Carolyn Wood spent three brilliant years at A List Apart, creating the position of acquisitions editor and bringing in articles that most of us in the web...

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Antoine Lefeuvre on The Web, Worldwide: Designing for Post-Connected Users — Part 1, the Diagnostic

I toured the world twice—first in 2009–10, then in 2013–14. Only four years between the two trips, but it felt like a century internet-wise. Where I had to go wifi-hunting in 2009, in 2014 the web was absolutely everywhere—even in places with no mobile coverage, such as remote El Chaltén in Argentine Patagonia. Yet, I had the feeling this advent of a truly connected world wasn’t much cause for celebration....

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Nishant Kothary on the Human Web: In Pursuit of Facebook Happiness

The outrage being directed at Facebook right now centers on its experiment in manipulating the emotions of 689,003 users in 2012. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, there’s no denying the phantasmagorical irony that we’re upset (and sad) about how Facebook affects our emotions thanks to learning about a study where Facebook affected our emotions through someone on Facebook. Maybe that, too, was to be expected. One of...

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