Social Networking 2.0
In this post, Ben Thompson the technology analyst argues social networks are poorly designed spaces without fulfilling what digital citizenship requires. He discusses their failure is rooted in their attempt to mimic how analog social dynamism works. He explains how it's changing by networks like TikTok that is utilizing the unique properties of the digital. It's v2 of social networks.
The 2020 Good Tech Awards
This year technology did a lot of the heavy lifting of the pandemic in almost all areas. NYT has picked the most humane and altruistic tech projects of the year in the United States.
Apps are the Worst (as Companies)
LaunchX's founder Lauri Stach breaks down why apps make the worst companies. She analyzes them by their monetization strategies, their customer models and the fierce competition space they're in.
Google’s Best Tips For UX & Web Design
Chris Do discusses core concepts of user experience design, web and data with two Googlers Ryan Warrender (Product Partnership Manager) and Mustafa Kurtuldu (Design Advocate). This video is from 2019, but highly recommended for junior/intermediate designers.
How to use empathy to create products people love
In this talk, my favourite designer Jon Kolko talks about how startups are changing product models by focusing on deep engagement with the people who use their products or services. This video is from USI event 2016.