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Issue #93 — 22 Sep '16

Inside The Making Of Allo, Google’s AI-Powered Messaging App

Gain some insights into Google's plan for beating Apple and Facebook in the messaging wars.

SAY ALLO

Intercom on Onboarding

In case you missed it, the clever folks at Intercom have a new digital book out, and as they say “features nine chapters of the most valuable lessons we’ve learned onboarding tens of thousands of customers”.

GET YOUR COPY

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Shipping vs. Learning

Twitter’s former VP of Design meditates on the benefits of reorienting product teams around learning as a primary deliverable.

READ ON

Discrimination by Design

Lena Groeger helps us see the many ways design decisions can treat people unequally and urges us to move towards universal design.

GAIN SOME EMPATHY

How to choose the right UX metrics for your product

A User Experience Researcher at YouTube and Google introduces the HEART and Goals-Signals-Metrics frameworks for narrowing in on what’s most important.

CHOOSE WISELY

The Underappreciated Value of Incremental Design

Using the launch of the iPhone 7 as an example Jonas Downey from Basecamp shares his thoughts on why big game-changing releases aren’t always the best for you or your users.

STEP FORWARD

New from Atomic

Using input fields in user testing

A recent hackathon at Atomic gave birth to a new tool which will help you create more realistic prototypes for use in user testing.

MAKE IT REAL

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