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Internet in Brazil: access through TV is already higher than for Tablets

The survey found an increase in the number of households with Internet access, which increased from 63.6% in 2016 to 70.5% in 2017. Television was used for network connections in 10.6% of households.

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Software

SAP Enters List of “World’s Best Workplaces”

SAP qualified as a result of its success in appearing in “Best Workplaces” lists in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Greater China, India, Ireland, Peru, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, and the United States […]

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Design Inspiration Readings

Watch Design Council’s “What is UX Design?”

In this video, Steve ‘Buzz’ Pearce, Design Director at Skype, and Mat Hunter, Chief Design Officer at the Design Council, talk about what ‘UX design’ means, finding the ‘soul’ of a digital product and how we’ve only scratched the surface of what’s possible […]

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Design Innovation Inspiration Readings Software

Watch Jared Spool’s “Using the Kano Model to Build Delightful UX” talk

In this talk, Jared covers how to prune features to avoid experience rot, use pleasure, flow, and meaning to create delightful UX, and help
Innovate with baby steps to the aspirational experience[…]

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Readings Software

Information Technology in Brazil: universities scoring well in the “Programming World Cup”

The Brazilian Military Institute of Engineering (IME) finished the “World Cup of Programming”, closed on Wednesday (25) as the best university in Latin America in this year. Another highlight of the tournament was the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) — my alma mater — who finished 36th […]

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Consumer Behavior Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: E-commerce grows 28% in 2013

According to Nielsen data Ibope, the set of classified sites and auction, which includes services such OLX, Bom Negócio and — the most popular of them in Brazil — Mercado Livre, reached an audience of 19 million unique users in February 2014. This represents 59% of the total audience of the category of e-commerce in Brazil […]

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Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: 41% of homes have internet access

Four in ten Brazilian households have internet access, says a survey released recently by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). The study, conducted in 3,809 households in 212 municipalities in June 2013, also revealed that almost half of respondents (44.1%) are satisfied with the quality of the connection […]

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Consumer Behavior Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: In 38% of homes at least 1 person accesses the web on mobile phones

In more than a third of all households in Brazil (38.1%), at least one person accesses the internet via cell phone, says survey released recently by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). The study also shows that 40.8% of households have internet access and that 68% of users claim to use the service daily.

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Design Readings

Watch Chris Clark’s “Everybody Knows When You’re Talking To Your Mother” talk on Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference

A crash course in sociolinguistics, and a challenge to find the messages hidden in your own words […]

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Design Readings

Watch Giles Colborne’s “The Lost Art Of Efficiency in Interaction Design” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA conference

Why was it worth one company spending $350,000 to shave a second off an interaction? Should you do the same?