Designers should coders should design

Learnt an interesting tidbit / rumor / gossip today. At Google, top management has the mandate that all designers should code. Period. And at Apple, the engineers are told that they need to have an understanding for design. (Sidenote: Looking forward to laying my hands on a book on Apple's design process, which they usually …

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They will make you smarter

“I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.” - Steve Jobs I came up with the name 'Curated Intelligence', because I love learning, and most of the 'intelligence', comes from the outside world - it's in other people's minds, and love to read and listen to what they say. So here, …

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Dark Modes… and how the trend of focusing on content makes AI the most important tool in product design

Dark mode is another one of those seemingly irrational things in digital products which evoke strong feelings. MacOS recently released support for dark mode in Mojave, and the visual guidelines to go with it. Soon, other popular software tools (like Todoist, Sketch, and Evernote) followed suit. And then Android went full dark mode in the …

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