In this excerpt from Voice Content and Usability, author Preston So talks about the messy, primordial nature of human speech and challenges with programming computers to deal with these complexities.
As devices continue to diversify in dizzying ways, how can we make sure our work on the web stays as relevant as ever for the long haul? Cathy Dutton shares how practitioners must perfect designs both for the paradigms of the present and the twists of the future, come what may.
Receiving feedback can be a stressful experience: will an open-ended question attract helpful guidance or harsh criticism? Erin “Folletto“ Casali coaches us through a process to ensure that feedback always lands gracefully.
You’ve heard the term “constructive criticism” countless times but do you know how to deliver it? Part one of this series from Erin ‘Folletto’ Casali gives you a framework for it! Flex your feedback muscles and practice these skills to empower and inspire others without deflating or confusing them.
If, like many folks during the pandemic, you’ve begun confusing burnout for achievement, Donna Bungard will show you how to recognize that you’re low on fuel and give you a map of rest stops where you can refill your tank.
Emanuela Cozzi and Lennart Overkamp show us a new take on user personas that can prove to be more effective and meaningful.
Immersive experiences are so hot right now, but your content may not be quite ready. Recasting your fixed web content in more immersive ways will allow you to create exciting new experiences and prepare your site for an unpredictable future.
Publish global, think local. Discover how to use your website as a communication tool to gain new markets in different cultures. (Hint: Translating your content may not be enough.)
Looking to maximize the performance of your site with minimal effort? Check out Jeremy Wagner’s streaming Service Worker.
In this excerpt from Volume 2 of RECOGNIZE, Regine Gilbert offers a helpful mnemonic for approaching our design work from a fresh perspective: “WOQE” for watch, observe, question, and explore.
How to face reality when your team screws up, and get everyone back on track.