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4 Steps to Designing the Most Valuable Dashboard For Your IoT Project

Working as a product designer at an IoT company has taught me a lot about the basic requirements of designing an IoT product dashboard....
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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Maps for Your Apps

Have you wondered why every app you try to open today asks you to enable location access? Everyone out there wants to know where...

Combining AI and VR Without Destroying the World

“Technologists are not noted for learning from the errors of the past. They look forward, not behind, so they repeat the same problems over...

Why Do IoT Devices Die?

We called it the blue ring of death. The Ubi would power on and then be lit up with a blue LED ring, then...

What We Get Wrong About Artificial Intelligence

The Challenge is Human-Computer Interaction Design, Not TechnologyArtificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most hyped terms in the 21st century, and yet one...

5 IoT Product Design Tips to Attract and Retain Millennial Consumers

Millennials are a new type of consumer, yet IoT products (things like smart TVs, wearable devices, and connected pet trackers) designed for millennials don’t...

Design tools are running out of track. Here’s how we can fix them.

Rarely a day goes by where I don’t spend at least some time thinking about design tools. A few years ago, I built a...

Human-Centered Design for Machine Learning

Machine learning (ML) is the science of helping computers discover patterns and relationships in data instead of being manually programmed. It’s a powerful tool...

IoT Needs Qualitative User Research

There is little debate whether or not IoT is a hot and emerging field. According to General Electric, IoT will add $10 to $15...
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Apple’s Bet On AR & The Future of UI Design

AR vs. VR First, let’s break down the difference between augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). AR is a technology that layers computer generated enhancements...


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