UI transitions guide, intentional UX, why companies kill great design

UI transitions guide, intentional UX, why companies kill great design

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“As a UX Designer deeply invested in the world of apps and user experience, there’s a subject that has been occupying my mind lately — the fascinating interplay between anticipatory, persuasive, and emotional design in UX. We’ve all encountered those products that seem to hold an irresistible allure, effortlessly keeping us hooked. But have you ever wondered how these products leverage psychological techniques to influence our decisions, sometimes even at the cost of our autonomy?”

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Make me think

  • What was the TED talk?
    “I like to call this fusion ‘the inspiresting.’ Stylistically, the inspiresting is earnest and contrived. It is smart but not quite intellectual, personal but not sincere, jokey but not funny. It is an aesthetic of populist elitism.”
  • How AI reduces the world to stereotypes
    “Even stereotypes that are not inherently negative, she said, are still stereotypes: They reflect a particular value judgment, and a winnowing of diversity.”
  • What does a happily ever after look like?
    “What comes to mind when imagining the archetypical romance novel might be either a scantily clad man clutching a fainting lady, or a colorful pop illustration with big block text.”

Little gems this week

Transition animations: a practical guide By Dongkyu Lee

Myths and considerations for the future of VR By Felix Mollinga

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