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In an exclusive excerpt from Voice Content and Usability, author @prestonso talks about the messy, primordial nature of human speech and the challenges of programming computers to deal with these complexities. alistapart.com/article/voice… @ABookApart #VoiceUX #VoiceUI
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It had snowed. A student waited in his wheelchair while the janitor shoveled the front steps. The janitor said, “I’ll shovel the wheelchair ramp after I’m done with the steps.” The student said, “If you clear the ramp first, then *everyone* can get in.” alistapart.com/article/desig…
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✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ As devices diversify in dizzying ways, how can we be sure that our web work will stay relevant? @cathy_dutton shares how practitioners can perfect designs for the paradigms of the present and the unseen twists of the future. alistapart.com/article/desig… illo @mrdougal
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Happy birthday to @val_brigatti, editor-in-chief of @ItalianALA @alistapart! ❤️ 🦄 🎂 Thank you for your friendship, intelligence, and kindness.
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♛ Receiving feedback can be stressful: will an open-ended question attract helpful guidance or harsh criticism? In Part 2 of an ALA series, Erin “@Folletto“ Casali coaches us through a process to ensure that feedback always lands gracefully. alistapart.com/article/async…
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"a positive attitude doesn’t mean going light on the feedback" A good read on actionable feedback from @alistapart 👇🏻
We strongly agree with this fantastic piece from @alistapart on the importance of actionable feedback to the design process. It includes a framework on how to give better feedback. Read it here: bit.ly/2UlIHzo
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Wow... Okay, so here's something I've been trying to do for at least 10 years! A CSS-only responsive table with fixed column & row headers, inside a layout, with scroll snapping! 🥳 codepen.io/scottjehl/pen/abJ… Works in: Firefox, Safari (iOS & Mac), Chrome (Mobile & Desktop), Edge
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🧐 Observation + Impact + Question = Actionable Feedback 🤝 Timing + Attitude + Form = Respectful Feedback #WebDesign feedback would be wayyyy more valuable if it always followed these guidelines via @alistapart: alistapart.com/article/async…
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♛ Giving actionable feedback is one of your most important tasks as a designer, lead, or stakeholder. It’s even tougher in a distributed work environment. @Folletto shares a framework to empower others without deflating them. alistapart.com/article/async…
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New! 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. alistapart.com/article/thats…
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Personas, long a cornerstone of user research, portray abstract, static, context-free caricatures instead of people. @emanuela_cozzi and Lennart Overkamp share a better way to shape our designs to meet real human needs. alistapart.com/article/bewar…
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Those immersive experiences are so hot right now, but your content may not be ready. @prestonso shares how to recast your fixed web content to create new experiences and prepare for an unpredictable future. alistapart.com/article/immer… #ContentStrategy #UX #VR #XR #usability #cs
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Get better work with Northwestern’s Online MS in Information Design and Strategy. Choose from tracks in content strategy, data science and analytics, and learning design. sps.northwestern.edu/ala #ux #IxD #designeducation
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