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How can designers help break the cycle of designing for addiction? → 
 
Eager for clicks and views, tech platforms look for new ways to use basic human instincts like shame, laziness and fear to their advantage. Digital junk foods promise users short-term highs, but leave depressive existential lulls in their wake. How do we break that cycle?

 
For the UX nerds
Everyday UX →
 
Here’s how you can apply experience-design to your everyday life.
 
Automation for Designers →
 
Removing mundane tasks and opening up new opportunities for deeper, more rewarding work.
 
The Accessibility Case →
 
How to convince your team to invest in more accessible design.
 
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Stories from the community
How can a Designer become a Leader? →

I didn’t become a designer to spend my days managing designers and letting them have all the fun.

The 4px baseline grid →

Solving the bounding box padding issue present in most design tools.

Storytelling: the ultimate UX skill →

Our job consists of creating and sharing fictions — better versions of the world through the design concepts we develop.

Introducing Mercury OS →

A speculative vision of the operating system, driven by humane design principles.

The ultimate guide to stakeholder interviews →

How to properly plan and execute one of the most efficient research tools in UX.

 
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A designer without communication skills is just a pixel pusher →

Some proposed color heuristics →

Five strategies for applying to design jobs →
News & ideas
A people map of the United States →
A map where city names are replaced by their most Wikipedia’ed resident.
 
Streaming and the lengths of songs
A song will play a hint of the chorus in the first five to 10 seconds so that the hook is in your ear.
 
A chat to let your battery die →
Die With Me is a chat app you can only use when you have less than 5% battery.
 
AI-generated pokemons →
Computer-generated abominable pokemons that should not exist — just for fun.
 
Tools & resources
Another Lens →
A research tool for conscientious creatives, by the design team at Airbnb.
 
Small Victories →
Small Victories takes files in a Dropbox folder and turns them into a website.
 
Foo Screen App →
A full screen mobile browser made for interactive prototypes.
 
Sketch to Web →
This tool claims to turn your Sketch file into a website, visually, in minutes.
 
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