Issue 57 of Being Designerly contains curated articles about the State of UX written by A.I., how to be creative and innovative, Google's year in search '22, the future of design, a free book on accessibility, visualization of the most innovative countries, how lack of critical thinking gave rise to a non-existent TikTok creator, a legalese translator.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! See you in 2023!
UX Collective's annual UX trends report, but written by the ChatGPT AI
UX Collective published their 9th annual State of UX report, but also decided to test Artificial Intelligence. wanted to test what the ChatGPT artificial intelligence would have to say about what’s trending in UX in the new year and see which predictions align and which ones don’t.
Judge the results for yourself.
Tactics to Spark Innovative Thinking from a Disney Executive
Duncan Wardle, Disney’s former head of innovation and creativity has some easy steps to help people break away from conventional thinking and prompt fresh ideas in the workplace.
Creativity lessons from a bestselling author
Author Neil Pasricha has battle-tested strategies to give himself more time to create, which means more time to be happy. Being creative is a key part of what makes him happy. Read about Pasricha's creative process and how he stays creative.
Google's Year in Search 2022
Curiosity alert: see what Google Trends reveal about the questions we shared, the people who inspired us, and the moments that captured the world’s attention each year.
The Future Of Design: Human-Powered Or AI-Driven?
Keima Kai provides a brief history of AI in web design, explores its current implications for creativity, and offers suggestions for how web designers can stay ahead of the curve (sponsored article on Smashing Mag)
The Book on Accessibility
This book is a series of guides for implementing an accessibility compliance program in a company - access the content online for free or pay for a license to download and use.
Mapped: The Most Innovative Countries in the World in 2022
Innovation is inherently challenging to quantify, but the Global Innovation Index is a longstanding attempt to do just that. The framework used for the index was designed to create a more complete analysis, comprising of 81 indicators across seven categories to calculate a country’s score. The categories include R&D spend, technological adoption, scientific research, and venture capital activity, among others.
Pocket’s Best of 2022: Big Ideas
Thought-provoking essays that helped Pocket readers look at the world differently this year.
The death of critical reading, the enduring power of habit, and the contradictions of effective altruism.
Software Licenses in Plain English
Love this! How many times have you clicked through legalese because it was too long, boring, and more likely long and boring? This site documents popular licenses summarized and in plain English!
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Critical Thinking: Unmasking a TikTok Creator Who Doesn’t Really Exist
Carrie Jade Williams said she was sued by Airbnb guests who claimed they were triggered by her disability aids. But the incident wasn’t real, and neither was she. VICE World News delves into one TikTok scammer’s weird web of lies.
A little more critical thinking will go a long way in today's world...vice.com