Using Light, Sound and Motion in Your Design Palette

In this talk, product designer Carla Diana will provide a lively overview of the landscape of smart objects that exist today along with an exploration of the potential for new objects to be designed for the near future. She will discuss how holistic design methods using light, sound and motion can be used to build engaging product experiences that fully embrace the rich relationships among people, objects, and information.

Topics: Interaction DesignExperience Design  — View All Topics

April 2017

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Ethics for the AI Age

Ours is an industry still unwilling to grapple with the ethical, social, and political angles of this future. Cennydd starts the deeper ethical dialogue about emerging technology, and interaction design’s role within it.

Topics: EthicsInteraction Design  — View All Topics

April 2017

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Getting from Barrier-free to Delightful

Creating accessible technology has to go beyond minimal compliance with standards that meets the law but may not be usable. We need a bigger goal: creating delight for everyone. You'll be inspired to be an accessibility superhero and delight everyone who uses your products.

Topics: AccessibilityExperience Design  — View All Topics

April 2017

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Estimate and Plan Digital Projects with Ease and Accuracy

Estimating and planning a digital project with accuracy is tricky, especially if the project is large and your team is using a hybrid approach, like Agile and Waterfall, to get the job done. If your teams are not meeting deadlines and budgets, and are chronically unsure of what’s coming up next, then it’s time to take a step back and adjust the way you estimate and plan. In this seminar, get tactics and best practices for getting the right estimate on projects large and small, how to break down Agile tasks accurately, and how to communicate and plan with teams and stakeholders.

Topics: Project KickoffAgile  — View All Topics

April 2017

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Designing With Grid

In this seminar, designer Jen Simmons looks at the exciting possibilities that CSS Grid offers. She’ll explore patterns in classic graphic design, taking inspiration from the Swiss Modernists and Japanese designers. And she’ll show you how we can apply these ideas to our CSS Grid design patterns.

Topics: CSS3Typography  — View All Topics

March 2017

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