Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“Answering trans people’s needs online can create a safer digital environment and lead to a more diverse workforce in Tech. Breaking news: design can help do it.”
- Will AI replace me? →
An examination of ChatGPT and Dall-e’s UX skills.
By Katie Jacquez
- Should good designers be afraid? →
If you are afraid of AI, you may not be the best designer out there.
By Matt Jedraszczyk
- How can designers start using AI today? →
Existing and future use cases for AI in UX.
By Steve Dennis
- Is AI killing search engines? →
How AI chatbots could be calling for a redesign of Google.
By Kelsey O'Connor
- Junior designers, please don’t give in →
It is now more challenging than ever to get a job as a junior designer.
By Finlay Stevens-Hunt
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Make me think
- Ads don’t work that way →
“I know it’s popular these days to underscore just how biased and irrational we are, as human creatures. We may not conform to a model of perfect economic behavior, but neither are we puppets at the mercy of every Tom, Dick, and Harry with a billboard. We aren’t that easily manipulated.”
- The real name fallacy →
“People often say that online behavior would improve if every comment system forced people to use their real names. It sounds like it should be true — surely nobody would say mean things if they faced consequences for their actions?”
- The yard-sale model in economics →
“Why do super rich people exist in a society? Many of us assume it’s because some people make better financial decisions. But what if this isn’t true? What if the economy — our economy — is designed to create a few super rich people?”
Little gems this week
Tools and resources
- The state of UX in 2023 →
A vibe shift is coming.
- Time-zone selectors →
How to make your user’s life easier.
- Talking points for life →
Ready-to-use messages for tough social situations.
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Will AI replace UX, the Vignelli Canon, advice for junior designers was originally published in UX Collective on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.