NASA Webb’s First Full-Color Images, Data Are Set to Sound
A team of scientists, musicians, and a member of the blind and visually impaired community worked to adapt the James Webb Space Telescope's data into sound. This immersive experience is captivating for everyone - that's design for all!
Here’s Where You Should Live Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type
It can be argued that cities, like people, all hold distinctive personalities. To find which one best matches your own personality, take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and then check out which city jives best with your values.
While I can see how mine matches and can visualize myself living there, I do wish I was an ISFP!
Jony Ive doesn’t think your car should rely on multitouch
Jony Ive isn’t a fan of cars using too many touchscreen controls, and says they’re an example of an interface “being driven inappropriately by something like multitouch.”
Ive said that there were “fabulous affordances with interfaces like multitouch,” but said that they may have gone too far in places — and it might be time for a shift back toward more physical controls.
The A11y Project
The A11Y Project is a community-driven effort to make digital accessibility easier. Accessibility is incredibly important, yet often overlooked in traditional digital design and development education. Because of this, The A11Y Project strives to be a living example of how to create beautiful, accessible, and inclusive digital experiences.
You read that right - it is a "not-checklist" for accessibility - think of it as a guide to make sure you haven’t missed anything.
The Accessibility Not-Checklist was launched by Intopia to coincide with Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022 to help anyone who needs to embed or incorporate accessibility in their day-to-day work. I love how you can filter the content to what’s most relevant to you based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version, Role type, Topic, and WCAG success criteria
What an inflation shock really looks like
The 80s is in fashion again. Top Gun is back in the cinema, and inflation is at its highest since 1982. There’s a conflict going on too, which threatens global food security like no time since the Second World War.
Early in 2021, UK inflation was running at less than 1%. Now it’s 9%, a 40-year high! Costs in America are 8.6% more than a year ago, and in the eurozone they’re up a record 8.1%. Shockingly, the cost of living is likely to increase even further in the months ahead.
What the F.B.I. Seized From Mar-a-Lago, Illustrated
Without getting into politics, this visualization by the NY Times contextually depicts what was seized by the FBI. Would have been nice had they maintained the size of these artifacts, but you still get the impact...
UX Core Guide is a free tool that allows you to look at the most popular issues in product and project management from the perspective of cognitive science and behavioral economics. There are almost 900 examples of how to approach abstract, management-specific problems scientifically, away from personal opinion and closer to the science and data.
Find the question that you're interested in (manually or via search). Read the answer of how a specific bias addresses your question.