Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“As Elon Musk burns down the Twitter we know, will a drastically different user experience emerge from the ashes?”
- Gamification gone wrong →
Why apps should stop with the streaks.
By Ben Davies-Romano
- I’m a designer at LinkedIn →
Here are 4 tips to attract more recruiters.
By Katie Jacquez
- Hierarchy strips in user interfaces →
Showing you understand the why of your visual work.
By Michal Malewicz
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Make me think
- We’re witnessing the brain death of Twitter →
“The state of Twitter since Elon Musk’s takeover feels like this sort of brain death: the processes that keep it online are somehow still beating, but what Twitter was before Musk is never coming back.”
- Your creativity won’t save your job from AI →
“On the more philosophical front, I was obsessed with what the Consensus founders were actually doing: using AI to learn how experts work, so that the AI could perform the same work with greater speed.”
- Midjourney vs. human illustrators: has AI already won? →
“In the age of artificial intelligence the ability to generate realistic images from text prompts is no longer a distant futuristic concept — it’s a present-day reality. So, is it time for designers to delegate some (or all) of their work to AI?”
Little gems this week
Tools and resources
- Staybl →
The first browser to compensate for tremors.
- Figma personas →
What’s your software collaboration style?
- Anti-personas →
Stop using user personas, and start talking to people.
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