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Issue #117 — 22 Mar '17

Designing Facebook for Mobile VR

A behind the scenes look at the thought process and design decisions that went into designing Facebook 360 for VR.

360°

Why chatbots fail

Layered with some humorous examples, a brief story on why chatbots fail and what you can do about it. 

YO BOT

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Uber Navigation

Imagine your phone is 3 feet away from you and you can only glance at it in one second bursts. That’s what it’s like for Uber drivers. Cady Wachsman highlights some of the challenges they had designing the new Uber Navigation.

READ ON MEDIUM

How we’ve destroyed user stories

We need to have more conversations about user stories in order to build a shared understanding.

ONCE UPON A TIME

Toggle Buttons

The first post in a new series titled Inclusive Components, author Heydon Pickering addresses the infamous toggle button.

READ THE POST

The Beauty Of Imperfection In Interface Design

A much needed reminder that the pixel-perfect philosophy can be a trap.

AVOID THE TRAP

Old is New: Why Desktop UX still inspires

Despite desktop usage shrinking it’s unlikely it will completely go away forever.

LONG LIVE THE DESKTOP

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