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R.I.P. Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is officially dead! The date is really emotional to me: in my first job as a web designer, I had to learn flash in a week! Macromedia (which eventually was acquired by Adobe) Flash defined the first decade of my career. Not to be missed, but never forgoten!

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Design

Watch “Secrets of Successful Collaboration” with Gretchen Anderson

Gretchen Anderson shares the secrets of successful collaboration that can increase the inclusivity of teams and reduce struggles of working together […]

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Design

Watch “Everything is Someone” with Simone Rebaudengo

So how do we design for a world in which the distinction between user and object, between people and things is getting more and more blurred (or “everything is someone”)? What new interactions and ‘companion species’ could we imagine once we go beyond anthropomorphic metaphors and point of views?

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Design Readings

Watch “Seeing the New Normal: From futures visions to business decisions” with Jutta Johansson & Virpi Vaittinen 

The world is changing rapidly – how to stay ahead in this changing and unstable environment? How do we see the everyday of tomorrow? How do we translate futures visions to business decisions?

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Design

Watch “Embracing complexity” with Sami Niemelä

The craft of interaction design is entering a new golden age where we instead of pixels look into things such into futures, strategy, organisations and capability development. This new age requires new tools and approaches, and paradoxically, letting go and embracing complexity.

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Design Inspiration

Watch “What removing profile photos taught me about design’s ability to reduce discrimination” with Benjamin Evans

Can you use design to tackle racism? Inclusive Design Lead Benjamin Evans shares a case study on how his team uses negative space to reduce discrimination and build belonging in Airbnb’s global community

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Design

Watch “Architectures of Trust” with Adeola Enigbokan

Adeola Enigbokan discusses Architectures of Trust to helps us understand how trust can be established, and what happens when it cannot and trust breaks down

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Design Software

Watch “Better together: Guidelines for designing Human-AI Interactions” with Ruth Kikin-Gil

In this talk at Interaction ’20, Ruth Kikin-Gil shows us how to create meaningful Human-AI Interactions that leave users feeling in control, and respect their values, goals, and attention.

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Design

Watch “Catch Up to Agentive Tech” with Christopher Noessel

Christopher Noessel provides both a conceptual grounding and practical advice to unlock agentive tech massive potential […]

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Innovation

Watch “Putting Jobs-To-Be-Done to Work” with Jim Kalbach

Although the Jobs-To-Be-Done framework provides a rich theory for understanding customers, there is little practical guidance on how to use the approach. In this talk at IxDA’s ISA16, Jim Kalbach highlights concrete ways to apply the Jobs-To-Be-Done in your work.