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(English) Latency by The Radiophonic Workshop

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.On the 22nd of November, the electronic music pioneers of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop (of "Doctor Who" theme music fame, amongst others) performed a unique piece of music called 'Latency', in which they make clever use of network latency to create a musical loop. Each of the musicians involved sequentially played his part in a loop. The result then was sent via the Internet to the next musician at another location, who in ... Read more

(English) The Laws of UX

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.For a discipline that's commonly seen as being mostly fuelled by creativity rather than being particularly rule-governed, principles, maxims, and laws seem to abound in the world of design. This perception of design being about creativity, first and foremost, rather than deliberate thought is a naïve and superficial one, though. Design of course has always been about principles and constraints, Dieter Rams' famous Ten principles for good design being a particularly good example. UX designer ... Read more

(English) Objectified – A Documentary About Industrial Design

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Objectified, the second part of Gary Hustwit's Design Trilogy, deals with industrial design and examines the design of everyday objects and the life and work of the people that design them. Just like Helvetica, the first part of the trilogy, the film is largely done in an interview format and features conversations with highly acclaimed industrial designers such as Jonathan Ive, IDEO co-founder Bill Moggridge, and the legendary Dieter Rams. Read more

(English) Helvetica – A Documentary About a Typeface

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Helvetica by director Gary Hustwit is a documentary film about the eponymous Helvetica typeface and typography and visual design in general. Using Helvetica's simple elegance, usefulness, and ubiquity as both a starting point and a recurring theme, this documentary film features interviews with many design and typography legends and luminaries such as Jonathan Hoefler, Erik Spiekermann, or Tobias Frere-Jones. In those interviews, those typographers share their opinions on what made Helvetica so wildly successful, why ... Read more

(English) Improving Developer UX

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Software engineer and data scientist Gabriel Pickard recently has published an article about developer experience being fundamentally harder than normal UX. He defines developer experience as the user experience of the tools software developers use in order to do their job: code editors IDEs command-line tools Gabriel identifies these main aspects in which in his opinion developer tools are failing their users: Counter to any UI/UX philosophy, as programmers we find ourselves maintaining vast background knowledge about the structure ... Read more

(English) Reprise: Petro Salema – Storyteller Extraordinaire

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Almost five years ago I wrote about a talk given by Petro Salema at that year's edition of beyond tellerrand in Düsseldorf: Petro Salema – Designing Interfaces That Think @ beyond tellerrand Düssedorf 2015 A common advice given regarding talks and presentations, especially ones of a more technical variety, is to not just talk about technical details but to tell a story. While this piece of advice is good and well-intentioned it's not usually exemplified or ... Read more

(English) Ashi Krishnan @ Fronteers 2019: Learning From Machines

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar. Ashi Krishnan - Learning From Machines from Fronteers on Vimeo. Read more

(English) „Accessible HTML Content Patterns“ by Eric Bailey

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Accessibility, though unfortunately often still treated as an afterthought, is a key part of developing and providing software products, web applications in particular. Accessibility, mark you, isn't just an enabler for those with special needs, although that's sufficient reason for paying attention to your web apps being accessible. Accessibility also is about designing products and processes to be accessible regardless of the device they're used on, the circumstance they're used in and the people ... Read more

(English) Imagination, Desire and the Call of the Future – David Delgado @ beyond tellerrand 2019

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar. Imagination, Desire and the Call of the Future - David Delgado from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

(English) The Power of Metaphor – Mike Hill @ beyond tellerrand 2019

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar. The Power of Metaphor - Mike Hill from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more
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