The Designer’s Responsibility to Keep Up with New Technologies

We talked to two designers working in different contexts, Andréa Crofts and Minh Dao, about these topics....

In the dead of night – UX Collective

Why we are drawn to dark interfaces.Dark themes are everywhere. Just like there is a night version of everything, the dark alternative to the light interfaces is inescapable. However, it...

THE NEED FOR MENTORSHIP FROM EXPERIENCED DEVELOPERS

Sometimes it can be difficult to learn new skills or concepts without proper guidance, or examples to follow. However, the human ability to learn from our environment and co-habitants makes...

Compiling C# to WASM with Mono and Blazor then Debugging .NET Source with Remote...

Blazor quietly marches on. In case you haven't heard (I've blogged about Blazor before) it's based on a deceptively simple idea - what if we could run .NET Standard code...

Developers on the world stage—global commitments on building an internet of trust

GitHub represented developers at two events during Paris Digital Week: the Paris Peace Forum, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice, and the United...

Reflections on poll working in San Francisco for the 2018 mid-term elections

Photo by Element5 Digital from PexelsOn November 6, 2018, I served as a poll worker for precinct 9231 in San Francisco. I was an inspector, meaning I was responsible for ensuring...

Building the perfect splash screen – UX Collective

In the first part of our series on “Everything you need to know to UX an app”, Duncan Campbell, creative director at Gorilla Arm turns his attention to the first...

from gamedev to mobile and web – UX Collective

In game design, the term “flow state” is widely used. This phenomenon directly affects the duration of the gaming session, the percentage of users returning (retention), and much more.In game design,...

those ignored that we must design for

Source: Inclusive Design by MicrosoftI recently attended a meetup event, “Special NYC Blend Event: Inclusive Design”, held at the Google Office in New York. There I heard a talk by...

A journey from User Experience Design to Research – UX Collective

“sticky notes on paper document beside pens and box” by Felipe Furtado on UnsplashEvery designer knows that — User Research is an important phase of design thinking process and most of them would...