When an app is not available in a country on iOS, please display a message 'not available' BEFORE displaying a long list of non related junk apps. This way we can avoid confusion and stop chasing popular US only apps in the UK.
Turn off the entire location services on your phone’s settings and all the apps suddenly start screaming, threatening and begging you to turn it back. Loads of red icons, disruptive popups and error messages.
It is easier to find 70 burrito options via Google than the phone number to report domestic abuse
Elisabeth Mason, founding director of the Stanford Poverty & Technology Lab, talks to the FT's Hannah Kuchler about solving problems such as education inequality and job retraining the Silicon Valley way.
In the next ten years, the auto industry will undergo a profound transformation: the cars it builds, the companies that build them and the consumers who buy them will look significantly different.
https://medium.com/@monteiro/designs-lost-generation-ac7289549017 by Mike Monteiro
For episode four, we hear from designer and founder Mike Monteiro, who has a strong word for his creative ilk. In “Design’s Lost Generation,” he insists that designers, especially UX designers — who play a huge role in theorizing and building the technological systems that determine much of the future of humanity — should only be able to practice their craft after getting licensed. After reading the story, he chats with host Manoush Zomorodi about it.
Podcast version of the above article by Mike himself: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/medium-playback/id1394390142?mt=2&i=1000416580747
Artificial intelligence needs to recognize when people are more effective on their own—when to get out of the way, when not to help.
In 1979, at the age of 26, Patricia Moore began an exceptional experiment. She traveled throughout the US and Canada, prosthetically disguised as elder women, more than 80 years of age. Crossing roads, opening cans, fridge doors https://www.romankrznaric.com/outrospection/2009/11/01/117
Google Maps you could do better!
"There are areas and roles outside of design that unfortunately only great designers consider. For example, many designers see ‘Business’ as a Pandora’s Box that they are afraid to open." https://superavi.com/escape-routes-from-dead-end-design-careers/
I stop using facebook and google when researching, reading news, shopping, etc. I even try promoting our new family business without the big tech... let’s see if I manage and how it changes my world view