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Issue #81 — 29 Jun '16

Microsoft’s plan to build the ultimate gestural UI

Researchers at Microsoft have been working on high fidelity gesture recognition, which could have a huge impact for VR.    

TOUCH THIS

Typography for user interfaces

A recap of how far type in UI has come, where it’s going (VR) and what to look for when choosing a workhorse for your next interface.

TAKE A LOOK

A designer’s guide to Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

What to do when your team is focused on unimportant details.

STEP BACK

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The UX of hiring for UX positions

A series of principles to keep in mind when hiring and applying for design roles.

GET THE JOB

Great apps timeline

A look at how some popular apps have evolved over the years. 

WIND THE CLOCK BACK

Building for a future mobile web

While the mobile web is far from destroyed, apps have won the war. Paul Kinlan considers how the future mobile web will combine the perks of native apps with the best bits of the web.

READ ON MEDIUM

The 2016 Subtraction.com Design Tools Survey

Khoi Vihn is back again with his annual design tools survey. Be sure to take five minutes to fill this out.

HAVE YOUR SAY

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Let your designs speak for themselves

It’s tempting to speak on behalf of our designs, and often it’s expected of us. Writing stories, adding annotations, pitching, presenting, arguing, defending and mopping up uncertainty. But at what point should we see if they can stand on their own two feet?

PUT YOUR IDEAS TO THE TEST

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