Being Designerly 60 has curated articles about innovation, creativity and idea generation, online manipulation, AI version of WIRED covers, visualization of top websites, the power of reflection, and Wikipedia redesign
As Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Meta slash their head counts, designers have been among the workers let go. Could so much talent fresh on the job market lead to a renewed era of design-led companies?
Fostering psychological safety isn’t enough if managers don’t pay particular attention to creating conditions for healthy debate.
The authors surveyed teams in more than 60 technology startups and established companies in a variety of industries to understand the interaction between psychological safety and intellectual honesty, and the extent to which they are essential to fostering innovation.
Years of research and experience have shown the authors that with a few adjustments to process and mindset, an hour in a conference room can deliver a payload of divergent thinking well in excess of the time and energy invested. According to them, maximizing a team's creative output means alternating between individual and collaborative idea generation.
The screening focused on three specific types of manipulative practices that are often known to push consumers into making choices that may not be in their best interest, so-called ‘dark patterns'. These include: fake countdown timers; web interfaces designed to lead consumers to purchases, subscriptions or other choices; and hidden information.
Read about Humane Holistic Design as an approach that moves from Human-Centered Design and make humane and holistic as new parameters for innovation.
Transition beyond market trends to create new markets for Purposeful products, change from “move fast and break things” in order to move smart and learn things. All this and more to ensure that emerging technologies are ethical technologies.
This visualization maps the 50 websites that currently sit at the top of the ranking. Topping the list of most-visited websites in the world is, of course, Google. It also owns YouTube, the second-most popular website in the world. Together, Google and YouTube have more traffic than the next 48 websites combined.
Paul Catchlove believes strongly in the power of reflection. Through every career he's held -- from priest to opera singer to senior management consultant -- he's benefitted from a habit of considering and analyzing his goals, needs and performance. Learn more about how a regular practice of reflection can improve your decision-making, career and relationships.
The redesign provides an improved search experience, with images and descriptions to make finding articles easier, a new collapsible sidebar to access the many tools Wikipedia provides without distracting users from reading, and an updated header for logged users that will stay on top during text scrolling.