In this blog, I will discuss some of the preliminary research I’ve done on various design thesis topics.
Over the last few weeks, I’ve learned a lot about how to design for a Voice User Interface (VUI).
In this blog post, I will be comparing and analyzing two VUIs, one fictional (Star Trek android Data) and one real (Amazon Alexa).
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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% […]