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Book Review: Silicon States by Lucie Greene

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Preliminary Research and Summation

In this blog, I will discuss some of the preliminary research I’ve done on various design thesis topics.

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VUI Design Blog

Over the last few weeks, I’ve learned a lot about how to design for a Voice User Interface (VUI).

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Star Trek and Voice User Interfaces

In this blog post, I will be comparing and analyzing two VUIs, one fictional (Star Trek android Data) and one real (Amazon Alexa).

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First Impressions of a Voice User Interface

I bought my dad an Amazon Echo Dot a few years ago for Fathers Day, but I’ve never extensively interacted with it before. When I visited my parents, I tried asking for facts about dogs, but Alexa never seemed to know what I was talking about. Now having used one in class and interacting with […]

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Empathy in Design

One of the most valuable assets that a designer can have is empathy. To be able to design effectively, a designer must have the ability to understand another person’s point of view and empathize with it.

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Ethics in Interaction Design

The phrase “big data and analytics” refers to the use of large data sets to predict things, such as user behaviors, diseases, business trends, etc. With the evolution of technology and the abundance of information provided by the use of such technologies, people have been developing methods to put the information to use in a […]

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Desktop vs. Mobile vs. Tablet

As we are learning first-hand about the differences between designing for various interfaces, it’s helpful to look at existing examples. Today I look at how Google’s Gmail mobile and tablet app and desktop web interface compare.

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Priority Guide for PEAK Pack

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The Future of Design

The rapid development of new technologies has changed and continues to drastically change what it means to be a designer. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more traditional forms of graphic design work will have sluggish growth at 4%. Meanwhile, things like web design and software design are expected to grow 15% and 24% […]